Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A mathematical model of a hypothetical computing machine that can use a predefined set of rules to determine a result from a set of input variables.
- ‘Some Turing machines on certain inputs never halt.’
- ‘Turing machines are entities that run programs that must be written by an external entity.’
- ‘The Turing machines do unary multiplications.’
- ‘He studies Turing machines and grammar-driven systems where substitution rules allow a string of symbols to grow and change.’
- ‘You can only succeed by making all Turing machines illegal.’
- ‘I learnt about Turing machines.’
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.