Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A lathe for engraving curved or intricate patterns.
- ‘The rose engine lathe was bought by the King of Sweden for his palace at Drottnigholm.’
- ‘The rose engine in the cabinet sold for 1570 livres or about the same percentage of annual income a new, well-equipped Hardinge lathe would cost a college professor today.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.