Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A revolving stand or tray on a table, used especially for holding condiments.
- ‘Note the corner cabinet in the far right under the counter; if you were to open this door, you'd find three tiers of a lazy Susan inside, for easier access to cookware.’
- ‘A potters wheel or lazy Susan is helpful when working with 3 - D objects; this allows you to maneuver the object without touching any wet paint.’
- ‘Four beers are served in five-ounce Pilsner glasses on a rotating tray resembling a lazy Susan for $4 (a buck each).’
- ‘The one cool thing is that there is a large lazy Susan in one of the lower cabinets.’
- ‘They didn't - but even if they had, they would have been tripped up by an expensive automated-distribution system that included a freezer case with a 100-foot-long, computerized lazy Susan that froze at cold temperatures.’
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.