Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A gas turbine engine in which the turbine drives a shaft other than a propeller shaft.
- ‘The Ka - 50 is powered by two TV3-117VMA turboshafts engines, each providing 2,200 hp.’
- ‘The S - 70A is equipped with two General Electric turboshaft engines.’
- ‘The Seahawk is equipped with two General Electric T700 - GE - 401C turboshaft engines developing 3,400 shaft horsepower.’
- ‘The Mi - 8T helicopter is powered by two Klimov TV2-117 turboshafts engines.’
- ‘With a lifting capacity of 20 000 kg, the giant is powered by two very quiet and very impressive 8550 kilowatt turboshaft engines.’
- ‘The British-built Napier Gazelle turboshaft engine produced 1,450-shaft horsepower at a reduced weight and fuel flow vis-a-vis a radial piston engine.’
- ‘The helicopter is powered by two Turbomeca Arrius 1A turboshaft engines, mounted to the aft of the transmission.’
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.