In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- A line printer provided high-speed printout to permit rapid program evaluation and change, and evaluation of test missions.
- Remember, this was all at a time when computing to the rest of us meant running a few thousand punched cards through a mainframe and waiting to get your output the next day from the line printer.
- When the SLAC Library was started, the Stanford University computing center was a little building with keypunch machines and a line printer.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.