Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Denoting software for which the original source code is made freely available and may be redistributed and modified.
- ‘When you enhance open-source software, you have to provide others with the source so they can build on it further.’
- ‘We accomplished this feat by using only commodity hardware and open-source software.’
- ‘However, the open-source software browser's security story has had to deal with some hiccups.’
- ‘Some open-source software comes with poor documentation, just like some proprietary software.’
- ‘If you measure the success of a code base by features, however, open-source software is the winner.’
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.