Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A stitch made over an edge or over another stitch.
- ‘In standard duvets and pillows the fabric may be stitched together on the outside using an overstitch.’
- ‘Finish the edges of the mat, using an overstitch.’
Sew with an overstitch.‘the baggy, overstitched look’
- ‘Large cotton throw block printed and fully overstitched by hand.’
- ‘Overstitching the fly facing to the trouser topside, so as to secure the lining jointly therewith.’
- ‘This set of two mats is decorated with a traditional overstitched Mongolian design.’
- ‘It can be used for hems and also to overstitch other seams.’
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.