Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for preload
- ‘The company has signed deals with the world's top hardware manufacturers to have its settings pre-installed on laptops and PDAs.’
- ‘It is a legal requirement that pre-installed operating systems remain with a machine for the life of the machine.’
- ‘Red Hat is still in discussion with hardware vendors about selling machines with the software pre-installed.’
- ‘Linux is certified and shipped pre-installed on workstations but is not offered on Compaq desktops and laptops.’
- ‘Are the machines going to come with Corel Linux pre-installed?’
- ‘Although I have bought several systems with Linux pre-installed from several different vendors, they were all web servers.’
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.