Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for gambrel
- ‘They also worked on the flood trough, installed the curb roof and framed the wall around door 117.’
- ‘The building is covered with a curb roof, which is rarely seen in the town surroundings.’
- ‘The verticality suggested by the doubled pillars and the curb roof in three levels is counterbalanced by the solving of the framing of the ground floor with horizontal belts.’
- ‘The dwelling is divided into a two-floor, seven-axle, plastered main body of a building with a central entrance, a flight of outdoor stairs made of quarry stones and a curb roof.’
- ‘Wooden joists and rafters are very common structural features in small homes and houses with curb roofs.’
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.