Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A series of contiguous uniformly shaded rectangles, growing progressively darker from white (or light grey) at one end to black (or dark grey) at the other.
- ‘We use the step wedge by matching a tone in our negative to a stripe of tone in the step wedge.’
- ‘I still make a lot of use of step wedges as a check on paper and chemistry.’
- ‘It seems like it would be a lot easier to see in the step wedge than while viewing a print.’
- ‘Run the mouse across the step wedge to the middle gray.’
- ‘Indeed, it is my hope that users will take and modify these models into shortened step wedges which can be quickly adapted to their working methods.’
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.