Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A panel carrying the fuses, terminals, and other components of a number of subsidiary electric circuits.
- ‘A fire that killed a 92-year-old man was started by a fault on an electricity distribution board on the ground floor of his three-storey home.’
- ‘The computer system includes a first plurality of circuit boards, a plurality of switch circuit boards and a first and second power distribution board.’
- ‘The fire broke out in an airing cupboard when a distribution board overheated and fell to the floor setting fire to linen and towels.’
- ‘Zedal accept that they installed neutral earthing contactors and resisters; the switch gear cabling and marshalling boxes; the LV distribution boards.’
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.