Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Relating to stationary electric charges or fields as opposed to electric currents.
- ‘The demonstration device shown above is an "electrostatic linear motor", that I built in January 2002.’
- ‘Electrostatic speakers are the just about the lowest distortion drivers that can be made.’
Mid 19th century: from electro- + static, on the pattern of hydrostatic.
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.