Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Power-assisted steering on a motor vehicle.
- ‘The electronic power steering is effortless, but despite providing more ‘feel’ at higher speeds it still feels a bit remote.’
- ‘Most reports indicate the driver experienced an intermittent loss of power steering assist when making left turns, usually at low speeds.’
- ‘The power steering did feel a little on the heavy side and the model I tested produced a worrying grinding noise when steering at low speeds especially while manoeuvring to park.’
- ‘There's also dual airbags, power steering, electric windows front and rear, and central locking.’
- ‘Speed-sensitive, hydraulic power steering allows positive feedback and control for the driver as well as aiding parking.’
- ‘But standard hydraulically assisted power steering lacks that capability.’
- ‘His proposals include fitting cars with smaller engines and banning power steering and automatic gearboxes.’
- ‘To save weight and keep the driving experience pure there are no airbags, ABS or power steering.’
- ‘Combining with the automatic gearbox to provide that easy driving is speed proportional variable ratio power steering carried over from the original model.’
- ‘Equipped with electric power steering with switchable assistance, a light gearchange and clutch, this is the ideal city van.’
- ‘Most cars didn't have power steering and the brakes were tiny.’
- ‘He says it is already doing this by sharing a single steering angle sensor between its electric power steering and traction control systems.’
- ‘It is also well fitted-out, its specification list including power steering, electric front windows and remote central locking.’
- ‘As readers of this magazine know, automotive technologies have advanced far beyond power brakes and power steering.’
- ‘A 10.4m turning circle, assisted by power steering, makes for easy driving around town.’
- ‘Specification has been improved and twin front airbags, power steering, electric front windows and central locking all come as part of the package.’
- ‘The tiny steering wheel and perfectly balanced power steering make fast sharp corners a real pleasure and if the back steps out a little it can be caught with ease.’
- ‘It also helped that the variable power steering, while being relaxed, was not too light and still communicated well.’
- ‘Though I found the speed-sensitive electric power steering to be a little too light at low speeds, it stiffened up over 40 mph.’
- ‘The electric power steering was light but steering itself was responsive.’
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.