Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Partly kaolinized granite containing plagioclase feldspar, which is ground and mixed with kaolin to make porcelain.
- ‘To make porcelain (the finest kind of china) it is fused with china stone, or petuntse, at very high temperature.’
- ‘China stone contains kaolin, quartz, mica, and fluorite.’
- ‘This was made from a mixture of Cornish china clay and china stone.’
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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.