stand in awe
see in awe of.
What The “X” In “Xbox” Stands For?No letter in the English language gets around like X. The 24th letter of the alphabet shows up everywhere, from the popular Xbox to standing in for a signature on legal documents. It represents a chromosome, signifies the multiplication process, and marks “the spot” on treasure maps. Let’s explore just a few of the uses of this versatile letter. The story behind the X in Xbox …
What Does QWERTY Stand For?Most of us take our keyboards for granted. If we’re touch typists, we automatically position our fingers above the same eight keys and our muscle memory takes over. We just type! (What are those eight keys called? And what do they have to do with a popular Google search? Read about that here.) But our keyboards have an interesting history. Most English language keyboards have …
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