Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A saw consisting of an endless moving steel belt with a serrated edge.
- ‘The professionals often speed the process up with a bandsaw, but these have a tendency to waste a lot of bowstaves until you know what you're doing.’
- ‘In this exhibition, Terry Maker showed a dozen wall sculptures dated 2000 or 2001, most made of painted canvas rolled up into skinny tubes and cut in short lengths with a bandsaw.’
- ‘Her father was a bandsaw operator, and her mother looked after Mrs Austin and her two sisters.’
- ‘The upper bearing is made with revolving shaft running in adjustable bearings, same as our regular bandsaws.’
- ‘The firm has also recently taken delivery of a new 60 ins bandsaw which can handle most large logs, and serves other woodworkers in the area.’
- ‘They're all made with bandsaws and have strings.’
- ‘The iMac keyboard is pretty sturdy and if you are careful you can actually lop almost a quarter inch off each end with a bandsaw, without cutting anything crucial.’
- ‘This shaft powered a bandsaw, a lawn mower sharpener, an emery wheel grinder, a disc sharpener, a forge blower, and a trip hammer.’
- ‘Between bouts of running a portable bandsaw mill and helping local people and businesses with computer problems, he tries to find time to play the violin and cello.’
- ‘Need to cut a length of tube steel out in the scrap pile, but don't want to dig the steel out and haul it to a shop bandsaw?’
- ‘The tools used comprise the usual suspects: hoists, tongs, routers, chainsaws, bandsaws and chisels.’
- ‘Use a bandsaw to cut the radius to a depth of no more than 1-1/4 inches.’
- ‘When the company introduced the bandsaw is still a mystery, but there are no ship saws listed in their 1888 catalog.’
- ‘The bandsaw, which was used to cut large pieces of meat and bone, was situated in the shop's main walkway, where people regularly passed by.’
- ‘This is the sort of pattern one might expect from a bandsaw, with the slant resulting from the forward feed of the block.’
- ‘Robert cuts the tubes into 3-inch lengths with his bandsaw.’
- ‘At the heart of most shops, you can find a heavy-duty table saw or bandsaw, a thickness planer, and a jointer.’
- ‘A hacksaw or metal cutting bandsaw is the tool to use here.’
- ‘Mr Stockting, a bandsaw operator, said: ‘This has got to stop.’’
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.