Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A light that is suspended from a reel so that it can be raised or lowered, typically over a work area.
- ‘By the time they closed the inner hatch of the airlock the blood-red droplights had come on.’
- ‘The purpose of the project was to measure the candlepower emitted by the droplight under different ambient temperatures over the life of the batteries.’
- ‘Figure 1 is a front elevational view of the magnetically mounted droplight with swivel showing my new design.’
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.