Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A pipe for the downward transport of water or gas from the top of a furnace or boiler.
- ‘They responded by putting forward a new plan - using the tides of the Huangpu to wash the existing downcomers and main sewer regularly.’
- ‘The size and number of downcomers installed varies from one type of boiler to another, but downcomers are installed in all naval boilers.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.