Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A type of engine cylinder head where the intake ports are on the opposite side of the engine from the exhaust ports.
- ‘Its crossflow fan design does actually cool the drive.’
- ‘This modern four-cylinder powerplant boasts a multipoint fuel injection, a crossflow cylinder head and a maximum power output of 55kW at 5 500 revs/min.’
- ‘Further inspection shows that the copper base has a triple heat pipe array and that a single standard fan (not a crossflow fan) are used.’
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.