Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A unit of information equal to one sextillion (10²¹) or, strictly, 2⁷⁰ bytes.
- ‘This means that 1,000 exabytes equals 1 zettabyte (ZB), and 1,000 zettabytes equals 1 yottabyte (YB).’
- ‘We are talking just under half a Zettabyte.’
- ‘This is 42 zettabytes, more than 32 million times larger than the projected storage of the 2007 computer cluster.’
- ‘A zettabyte, incidentally, is roughly half a million times the entire collections of all the academic libraries in the United States.’
- ‘Humanity's total digital output currently stands at 8,000,000 petabytes—which each represent a million gigabytes—but is expected to pass 1.2 zettabytes this year.’
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.