a transmitted control character that holds a position but does not appear in the output at the receiver.
Why Did Twitter Change Their Character Limit To 280 Characters?We all know by now that Twitter raised their character limit to 280. Predictably, this change has inspired hilarious reactions online. Most users are downright gleeful they have a wee-bit more space to tweet. Others are upset, claiming this expansion will ruin Twitter by making it more like Facebook. A few grumpy tweeters have solemnly vowed to never compose a tweet that’s longer than the …
What Character Was Removed From The Alphabet?Johnson & Johnson, Barnes & Noble, Dolce & Gabbana: the ampersand today is used primarily in business names, but that small character was once the 27th part of the alphabet. Where did it come from though? The origin of its name is almost as bizarre as the name itself.
- idioventricular rhythm,
- idle gear,
- idle pulley,
- idle time,
- idle wheel,
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