Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A compound beam made of a steel plate between two slabs of wood.
- ‘Consideration for the storage and handling of flitch beams is the same as for trusses in general.’
- ‘A flitch beam will run the length of the wall so the kids don't wind up in the kitchen via holes in their floors.’
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.