Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The input or entry of data to a computer or storage device.
- ‘He hands it over, chomping at the bit to get the tape read-in.’
- ‘Experimental dependencies between the memory signal and input signals are presented both for read-in and read-out operating modes.’
- ‘Also, copyright information is arranged in an area of a control data block placed in a read-in area of the DVD-Audio disc.’
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.