Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A scale diagram of the masts, spars, rigging, and sails of a sailing vessel.
- ‘The sail plan of the original Potter 14 was a Gunter-style, however by 1975, it had been modified to a Bermuda rig.’
- ‘The Centennial Spray 36 is designed to be built in Round bilge Steel or either all Strip planking or using a combination of strip plank covered with one or more layers of veneer. Custom sail plans and accommodation layouts may be drawn to suit your requirements.’
- ‘There are 15 sheets of drawings, including construction drawings, full size details, and sail plans, and a large sheet of full size patterns, showing the stem, transom, bulkheads, and building frames.’
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.