Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Strengthen and prevent fraying of (an edge of cloth) by oversewing it.‘the seams are well stitched and overlocked to prevent fraying’
- ‘She showed well finished (not just overlocked, but bound) knickerbockers in black, a pink singlet with covered buttons and suspender clips, and a white singlet with a column of buttons down the left.’
- ‘Thread the serger upper looper with decorative thread, then overlock the mesh edge with a 3-thread rolled hem stitch.’
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.