Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] A building material consisting of a core of wooden strips between two layers of plywood.
- ‘If you decide to paint the surface, it is wise to paint both sides in order to equalise the surface tensions, which will aid the shaping of the blockboard.’
- ‘Our company, founded in 1997, is mainly engaged in the design, manufacture and marketing of blockboard, MDF board, particle board, fiber board, finger joint board, fiber board, etc.’
- ‘This page is your blockboard one-stop source for the competitive price and quality.’
- ‘We are manufacturer and exporter of plywoods and blockboard in Shandong, China, founded in 1993.’
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.