Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A compound beam made of an iron plate between two slabs of wood.
- ‘A flitch beam will run the length of the wall so the kids don't wind up in the kitchen via holes in their floors.’
- ‘Consideration for the storage and handling of flitch beams is the same as for trusses in general.’
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.