Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(of metal) drawn out into a wire or bar while cold.
- ‘Initially used for fencing, these sheets of cold-drawn steel wire, held together in a crosshatch pattern, soon became widely used as reinforcement in slab-on-grade construction, particularly pavement.’
- ‘Numerous industries rely on Timken ® cold-drawn tubing for demanding applications, including automotive, energy and industrial markets.’
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.