Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] The use of windows for the simultaneous display of more than one item on a screen:‘its the first UNIX package to take advantage of windowing, mouse support, and pull-down menus’[as modifier] ‘special windowing software’
- ‘One Linux user's windowing interface need not look - or act - anything like anyone else's.’
- ‘To finish up our basic run-through of windowing, let's close your existing windows.’
- ‘The standard for OpenGL is an open one, independent of hardware platforms, windowing systems and operating systems.’
- ‘The windowing diversity on Linux makes it easy to forget that other operating systems don't offer the freedom to choose in this area.’
- ‘My wife uses a monitor with a 12 ‘color screen, too small for any type of windowing software.’’
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.