Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An early type of aeroplane with three pairs of wings, one above the other.
- ‘Yet, the greatest ace of the war chose the Fokker triplane, eventually losing his life in it.’
- ‘In 1849, Cayley designed and built a full-sized triplane glider, which carried a ten-year-old boy several yards through the air down a hill at Brompton Dale.’
- ‘The film-makers have rounded up a fine-looking collection of biplanes and triplanes, which contributes to the authentic feel of the film.’
- ‘In 1920 the Army Engineering Division issued specifications for a large triplane bomber to the Witteman-Lewis Company of Teterboro, New Jersey.’
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.