Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A door with vertical jointed sections that can be folded together to one side to allow access to a room or building.
- ‘The original panelled folding doors are still in place and there are views over the rear garden.’
- ‘Two large rooms, originally a set of bedrooms, which interconnect through folding doors are off to the left.’
- ‘Also a new folding door system was constructed to adapt the facility to different size functions.’
- ‘Both the dining room and family room have double folding doors leading into a spacious and elegant conservatory.’
- ‘Double folding doors open onto the dining room behind.’
- ‘Two hefty steel doors open up the spine to the court, and further sets of folding doors reveal the white room beyond.’
- ‘Large horizontally folding doors clad in coated steel can be opened up on warm days and for special functions.’
- ‘Like many houses of this era, there are two large reception rooms off the hallway connected by folding doors.’
- ‘Large sash windows overlooking the gardens ensure that the rooms, which are divided by double folding doors, are light-filled.’
- ‘A set of pine folding doors lead to the sitting room, which has similar period features and fitted shelving.’
- ‘We've got airplanes with folding doors, for example, and doors that slide into the walls.’
- ‘Behind the screen is a tiny kitchen, disguised by folding doors.’
- ‘Finally he's done and about to close the folding doors on me as I step up into his bus and stand on the first step.’
- ‘To the right are the two main reception rooms - the living and dining rooms - which interconnect via folding doors.’
- ‘To the right, folding doors open through to a generously sized lounge.’
- ‘He did this for at least half an hour, before exiting the game room through some folding doors with hinges in the middle of the doors.’
- ‘I grabbed my bag and headed for the folding door.’
- ‘Double folding doors give access to the dining room, which also features a marble fireplace and a sash window.’
- ‘The kitchen was hidden behind folding doors and the bed disappeared under the stairway.’
- ‘To the side, folding doors give access to a utility room, an extension to the original property.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.