Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An internal combustion engine which uses oil as fuel, especially a diesel engine.
- ‘Nine tractors from a range of eras, several old-fashioned ploughs and an open crank oil engine are just a few of the items up for grabs.’
- ‘He transformed the oil engine from something fit only for a bus, truck or ship, into the modern, refined, computer-controlled marvel.’
- ‘There was a large display of steam threshing, tractors, cars, machinery and oil engines.’
- ‘Using a second-hand oil engine and a small dynamo, he lit up the family home with low-power bulbs.’
- ‘There will be many other attractions at Rosdillig on Sunday such as a display of vintage tractors, cars, motor bikes and oil engines.’
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.