Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A strong cord attaching either of the sash weights of a sash window to a sash.[mass noun] ‘they trussed them in sash cord’
- ‘When replacing sash cord, put a 16d nail into the end of the cord before feeding it through the pulley.’
- ‘Gently lever out any nails holding the broken sash cords to the window frame.’
- ‘Be sure you do not cover the pulleys and that the sash cords or chains can run free.’
- ‘They are subject to rot and paint loss, loose fit, worn or no weather stripping, broken sash cords and malfunction.’
- ‘Also, if your sash cords dangle near the floor, install a hook to hang them higher up - they're a strangulation risk.’
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.