Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A short interval of time during which a computer or its central processor deals uninterruptedly with one user or program, before switching to another.
- ‘The Linux scheduling algorithm will sometimes give the most unimportant and nicest process a time slice, even in circumstances where a higher-priority process is executable.’
time slice/ˈtīm ˌslīs/
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.