Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A cellulosic fiber obtained from wood pulp using recyclable solvents.
- ‘This dissolves fabrics made of cellulose fibers, such as cotton, linen, rayon and Tencel ®.’
- ‘I have a celery colored dress made of 100% Tencel.’
- ‘Tencel is touted as more environment-friendly.’
- ‘Tencel is a pure cellulosic fibre though it is man-made.’
- ‘Suit coats and blazers are still predominantly made of wool and other natural fabrics, with blends of materials such as Lycra and Tencel.’
- ‘A cotton / Tencel blend gives the jeans a combination of strength and softness.’
- ‘Shirts, pants and a classic polo made of cotton and Tencel are accompanied by trendy knitwear of multi-coloured yarns.’
- ‘Some fabrics related to rayon are cupro and lyocell, better known as Tencel.’
- ‘Tencel denim is the latest big story in denim.’
- ‘Natural in origin, Tencel was designed as an environmentally friendly cellulose fibre to be used in fabrics to maximize comfort and functionality.’
- 1.1 A fabric made from Tencel.
- ‘Whether designers or consumers, comfort is the most important factor and Tencel fabrics can meet this demand.’
- ‘Lew also said yarn-dyed Tencel fabrics in large plaids were being picked up for both men's and women's wear.’
- ‘Using designer fabrics such as Tencel, Stretch Silk and the commonplace denim, the students brought a fresh new look to contemporary design.’
1960s (proprietary name of various yarns and fabrics): an invented word.
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.