Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A software or operating-system patch that is intended to correct a vulnerability to hacking or viral infection.‘an email purporting to be a security patch from Microsoft support’
- ‘Ultimately, the only way to keep any browser safe is to make sure you download every security patch and update.’
- ‘How many people have a grandma or brother that wouldn't know how, or couldn't be bothered, to download and apply a security patch?’
- ‘A couple of months ago, he saw an e-mail come in that asked his crew to install a network security patch.’
- ‘Microsoft recommends that system administrators ‘should apply the security patch immediately’, unusually forceful advice from the software giant.’
- ‘And there's no way to uninstall the security patch, once installed.’
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.