Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A character denoting nothing, usually represented by a binary zero.
- ‘Additional null characters may follow the string, padding it out to a size that ensures the following structure is properly aligned.’
- ‘Remember the way strings work in C: they consist of a bunch of bytes followed by a null character, which has the value.’
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.