Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A tool with a conical point for making an indentation in an object, to allow a drill to make a hole at the same spot without slipping.
- ‘Place on painted aluminum can lid and mark through holes with a center punch and hammer.’
- ‘After verifying the placement of your paper template, grab a sharp center punch and hammer, and using the the screw marks on the paper template, punch small dimples in the top skin of the ski.’
- ‘Once the cabinets are marked lightly in pencil, use an awl or a center punch to create an indentation at the desired spot.’
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.