Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A raised horizontal band or course of bricks on a building.
- ‘Rauch experiments with the texture of the earth, often introducing patterns and clay tile string courses to help with weathering.’
- ‘Precast copings, window lintels, and string courses have a terra-cotta color, without exposed aggregate.’
- ‘Cornices, window surrounds, and string courses all lend the building a sculptural character.’
- ‘At Chepstow too, Roman tile and brick was deliberately re-used, here to form a conspicuous string course on the exterior of the Norman donjon.’
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.