Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Design or make with transistors rather than vacuum tubes.‘a transistorized tape recorder’
- ‘I must have a strange view of government, because I never realised that we paid taxes for the privilege of being lied to by the transistorised apparatchiks of the People's Party.’
- ‘The transistorized gravity-strain amplifier derives power from the gravitational field manipulation of positrons.’
- ‘There are probably fewer professional live musicians than there would be if we had never enjoyed radios, jukeboxes, transistorized stereos, or computerized file sharing.’
- ‘Radio became such an important and sought-after commodity that its development soon went from huge pieces of furniture for indoors to little transistorised ornaments to fit in one's pocket.’
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.