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.
- ‘Once the cabinets are marked lightly in pencil, use an awl or a center punch to create an indentation at the desired spot.’
- ‘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.’
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.