Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A structure that has successive branchings or subdivisions.
- ‘You control the layout in a tree structure on the left hand side of the screen.’
- ‘It is visually obvious that the tree structure reflects the geographic structure of genes on chromosome 19.’
- ‘The data structures are stored separately from the nodal tree structure and each of the first node and the plurality of second nodes references one of the data structures.’
- ‘This need not imply either binary data formats or simple semantics; for example, one can send a complex tree structure in prefix or postfix notation, one node per line.’
- ‘A form of hypertext that predates the World Wide Web, it is arranged in a tree structure.’
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.