Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] (in word processing) a feature that automatically moves a word that is too long to fit on a line to the beginning of the next line.
- ‘This command makes it easy to change the paragraph width, add additional words, control word wrap, and more.’
- ‘The most common MIME types are as follows: text/plain - Plain text that is output as block characters with exactly the alignment used when transmitted (no word wrap).’
- ‘I don't know of any way to force word wrap in a table cell, so I'll probably have to do some funky scripting to force line breaks every 50 characters or so.’
- ‘Could Thunderbird be configured to word wrap at the window boundaries so that the text doesn't extend off the page?’
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.