Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
attributive Denoting or relating to computer networks in which each computer can act as a server for the others, allowing shared access to files and peripherals without the need for a central server.
- ‘But trade in illegal software over peer-to-peer networks remains a grey area.’
- ‘Then they asked about peer-to-peer networks, and had I used them in the past, and was I using them now, and so on.’
- ‘The software for these decentralized peer-to-peer networks is freely available from dozens of sites.’
- ‘A software engineer measured traffic through the ports used by well-known peer-to-peer networks.’
- ‘If people want to find our work out there and share it on peer-to-peer networks, it's really a non-issue to us.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.