Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A textile fibre made from cellulose triacetate.
- ‘Owing to its open cell structure, Tricel also has useful acoustic insulation properties.’
- ‘Due to Tricel's unique cell configuration our honeycomb has better bending strength than any other cell design.’
- ‘However, in a strength-to-weight comparison, Tricel is definitely the winner.’
1950s: blend of triacetate + cellulose.
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.