Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A computer network in which the computers connected may be far apart, generally having a radius of more than 1 km.
- ‘The database may be accessed, for example, over a network such as a wide area network, to allow database records to be individually updated without affecting other records in the database.’
- ‘The FBI's Trilogy project - a plan to replace their Bureau's existing local and wide area networks - has been slammed by technology experts from the National Research Council.’
- ‘This is focused entirely on the business user in local area networks, wide area networks and multiserver environments.’
- ‘The problem is that remote users can't access their files over low bandwidth, high-latency wide area networks (WANs).’
- ‘VPNs commonly are used to connect local area networks into wide area networks using the Internet.’
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.