Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A program written in a language other than machine code, typically a high-level language.
- ‘Since it is an insistently closed source program - and one that additionally uses a proprietary protocol - we have no way of verifying its security.’
- ‘That highly-unpopular policy is now ended, and the open source program is available to all, not just selected partners.’
- ‘But beyond the freely available code, the license for an open source program must give users the freedom to modify the code as well as to redistribute a program as a component of another software package.’
- ‘It would seem the shared source program is meant to attract smaller companies.’
- ‘Since it's an open source program, you can download a free copy here.’
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.