Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Relating to the science or practice of building or flying aircraft.‘he went on to study aeronautical engineering at the Air Force Academy’
- ‘An aeronautical version is used to intercept guided missiles.’
- ‘Much of the impetus for change had been provided by 1926 legislation establishing the nation's broad aeronautical policy.’
- ‘The company is involved in developing an aeronautical telecommunications network, a new model of air traffic control.’
- ‘The important factor was a general decline in the status of aeronautical research.’
- ‘The aeronautic giant has fallen behind with its next-generation jumbo jet.’
- ‘At the time, his feat was an international sensation and became a landmark of aeronautic progress.’
- ‘The system will enable the company to calculate aeronautical charges.’
- ‘For those of an aeronautical bent, there's a flight analysis available on our website.’
- ‘The $2,000 had been for an aeronautical course his son had been pursuing.’
- ‘Prior to the merger deal, the corporation said it would sell its aeronautical systems unit for $1.5 billion.’
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.