Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small diamond, not of gem quality, used in abrasives and in cutting and drilling tools.
- ‘What they can do is lower the price of industrial diamonds (small, poor quality diamonds).’
- ‘Explosives carefully applied to carbon produce industrial diamonds for as cutting, grinding and polishing tools.’
- ‘Basic customs duty on platinum and non industrial diamonds was reduced from 40% to 25%.’
- ‘The company admitted conspiring to fix prices in the $500 million industrial diamond market in 1991 and 1992.’
- ‘Katanga produced copper, 60% of the world's uranium and 80% of the world's industrial diamonds.’
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.