Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] Strong steel wire used for piano strings.
- ‘He held a snapped piece of piano wire in each of his hands, which he threw promptly to either side.’
- ‘Researchers have successfully made and 'tuned' the world's smallest piano wire. The wires are made of carbon nanotubes that measure approximately 2 nanometers in diameter.’
- ‘Wire rod is used in automotive components making and tyre manufacturing as well as for products such as bed springs and piano wire.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.