Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] A gaseous mixture derived from mineral oils by destructive distillation.
- ‘Benzene was first identified in compressed oil gas by Michael Faraday in 1825.’
- ‘A zero rate is proposed for natural gas and liquefied oil gas used for such purposes.’
- ‘Benzene was first discovered by Michael Faraday in 1825 from the liquid condensed by compressing oil gas.’
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.