Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A handheld mechanical tool for driving staples into a hard surface.
- ‘Every day for weeks we packed up our car with flyers, staple guns, heavy tape, tacks and our children.’
- ‘On the outside walls use a staple gun or small nails to string up lights in the shape of castles, sleighs, Christmas trees, reindeer, etc.’
- ‘In addition, manual staple guns are available to make fastening the materials to the soil surface easier and faster.’
- ‘To keep the netting taut as you unroll it, staple the netting to each post with your staple gun.’
- ‘Simply cut the fabric slightly larger than the drawer or door front, then use a staple gun to adhere it to the back, stretching it snug as you go.’
- ‘I then explained how we would use the palettes as a base and then add painted and cut-out pieces of cardboard with glue guns, staple guns and nails.’
- ‘Arthur sympathizes and remembers his own accident with a staple gun.’
- ‘Fasten the fabric to the canvas with a staple gun.’
- ‘I use a staple gun to shoot nails into the back of my frame to keep my project in place.’
- ‘First, we stretched the canvas over the plywood boards using staple guns.’
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.