Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Either of the ring-shaped components of a ball bearing that have grooves in which the balls run.
- ‘Ball bearings consist of polished steel balls that ride in polished ball races.’
- ‘Note that the ball race sets do not include the additional shafts & grease supplied in some.’
- ‘The Mörrum has a lightweight one-piece aluminium spool, perfectly balanced, and running with turbine smoothness on oversized ball races.’
- ‘The auxiliary ring itself is fixed by means of an external auxiliary ring flange to the side of the bearing flange facing the inner ball race.’
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.