Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A backsight for rifles with a circular hole through which the foresight is brought into line with the object aimed at.
- ‘However, if I raise that rifle's peep sight to the 300 yard setting then it is dead on.’
- ‘All rifles are shot with open sights, which means no scopes, peep sights, or any of the other aids that are so familiar to the contemporary sporting shooter.’
- ‘If your rifle is blessed with a front sight, also consider packing a little, auxiliary peep sight that slips into the rear scope base.’
- ‘If you don't think that's far take a look at a turkey silhouette at 385 meters through peep sights.’
- ‘The rear sight is a simple peep sight that is screw adjustable for both elevation and windage.’
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.