Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A narrow hinge with a pin of the same length as the movable part.
- ‘He said they were putting the trim and piano hinge on and would have it for us by 5: 00 pm.’
- ‘To join the framed artwork together, I used piano hinges.’
- ‘Elevators and rudders were mounted on anti-friction bearings, trim tabs were mounted on piano hinges.’
- ‘This allowed me to attach both frames using one long piano hinge.’
- ‘Another large work is like the skeletal outline of a cupboard, constructed of white-painted wood, glass and piano hinges.’
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.