Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A revolving tool with a D-shaped crank handle for boring.
- ‘The trepanning brace and bit here would make any carpenter envious.’
- ‘A further development was to use a brace and bit to ream out (as bone dust) burr holes about 1 cm in diameter.’
- ‘Also included were all the woodworking tools needed (augers, chisels, gouges, taper bits, brace and bits, planes and irons, etc.) to make wheels.’
- ‘We did because we had some very capable fellows with the screwdrivers and brace and bit.’
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.