Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(in asynchronous data transfers) one of a pattern of bits that indicate the end of a character or of the whole transmission.
- ‘Simply configure the minicom to speak to an unused serial port, set the speed to 9,600 baud, 8 bits, no parity and 1 - stop bit.’
- ‘The default profile is appropriate for most devices with serial consoles that operate at 9,600 baud, 8 bits, no parity and 1 stop bit.’
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.