Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An electric cell in which the electrolyte is absorbed in a solid to form a paste, preventing spillage.
- ‘Manganese dioxide is used primarily in the manufacture of dry cells.’
- ‘They can run on replaceable dry cells.’
- ‘It operates, rather loudly, on a couple dry cells, and is triggered with a small remote so that you can activate it from across the room without being obvious.’
- ‘The only equipment needed was the receiver, powered by dry cells.’
- ‘Over the past three decades we and others have established that they are almost certainly involved in stabilizing the dry cells.’
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.