Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A flash from a gas-discharge tube, used in high-speed photography.
- ‘Also, unless you're desperate for light, try to shoot with the existing light - nothing kills spontaneity like the blast of an electronic flash.’
- ‘He was the first to use electronic flash in medical photography.’
- ‘He doesn't use a panoramic camera or an electronic flash.’
- ‘Different electronic flashes may have more complex circuitry than this, but most work in the same basic way.’
- ‘That application of magnesium has now become outdated because of the general availability of electronic flashes.’
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.