Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A casting or frame carrying or containing the bearings on which the collars of a propeller shaft press.
- ‘Usually the thrust block is integrated into the gear unit between the propeller shaft and the bull gear.’
- ‘The orange triangles show the locations of the thrust blocks at the sides of the aviation hangar.’
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.