Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A forum on the Usenet service for the discussion of a particular topic.
- ‘And many Internet providers have newsgroups viewable only to their own customers.’
- ‘Its basic advice is to avoid posting email addresses on Web sites or newsgroups and to use a filter, which is all pretty obvious, but its stats are quite interesting.’
- ‘Still, it's been fascinating to see how it's been debated in the message boards and newsgroups of the Internet.’
- ‘In chat rooms, newsgroups, and email, you usually do not see people's faces or hear their voices.’
- ‘He manages a small computer room in his spare time and likes to help Linux users on the Usenet newsgroups.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.