Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
See balloon tyre
- ‘Ride quality is very good too, absorbing poor surfaces and road humps like a balloon-tyred 4x4 despite the car's diminutive size.’
- ‘They were able to negotiate the surface of the Lake with three-wheeled balloon-tyred Honda buggies and they had radio communication with Muloorina Station.’
- ‘The maximum speed was approximately 30 km/h, considered by the designers to be a speed that would not impair the life of a standard balloon-tyred bicycle.’
- ‘‘Each day, with a backpack full of instruments, we rode across the salt on balloon-tyred motorbikes to the centre of the lake,’ says Ms Campbell.’
- ‘There is only one Brit classic which has really got my visual attention over the years - the balloon-tyred Sunbeam S7 that was produced for a couple of years.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.