Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Not subject to adjustment or modification.‘nonadjustable legs’
- ‘Yes, it's lighter than their competitor's amping system, but it doesn't work as well and it's nonadjustable.’
- ‘It contains a nonadjustable propelling charge and a rocket.’
- ‘Would it be tight because of its nonadjustable design?’
- ‘With minimal cant and nonadjustable legs, the bipod will be limited to use on flat terrain.’
- ‘The stirrups were also short and nonadjustable, forcing the team members to ride with their knees uncomfortably bent.’
- ‘This is a stout, machined-aluminum reel with a simple, nonadjustable drag - fine for eight-inch trout.’
- ‘My smith had to do some modifications to the trigger because of its nonadjustable design.’
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.