Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A server that receives and disseminates messages for a newsgroup.
- ‘Menu item "File: Newsservers" is used to configure the newsservers that are used to load messages from newsgroups.’
- ‘Note that not all newsservers allow posting - some are read only.’
- ‘When I checked XTRA's local usenet newsserver while writing a feature article a month or so ago I found that there was quite a bit of hard-core porn lurking there.’
- ‘Many users look for and use free/open usenet servers, however as many of us know free newsservers die daily and people get tired of them and look for a paid provider.’
- ‘Those people who don't have access to newsgroups via their internet provider can use one of the following free newsservers.’
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.