Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Denoting an interface in which the user points with a cursor and clicks on a mouse (or other input device) in order to initiate a function.
- ‘This much larger graphic display area opens in full-screen mode, and employs a purely point-and-click interface.’
- ‘Because it is a point-and-click interface, users do not need extensive knowledge of complex control algorithms.’
- ‘Players move one or more characters around the screen in old-fashioned point-and-click fashion.’
- ‘Its graphical interface and point-and-click hypertext links made it easy to use.’
- ‘That is, it's a point-and-click adventure where you move a 3D character through 3D environments, and every so often the camera position changes to give you a different view of your surroundings.’
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.