Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Denoting a swing-wing aircraft.
- ‘This engine will gain a variable-geometry turbocharger later, which will boost outputs and improve low-speed response.’
- ‘The variable-geometry turbocharger ensures plenty of compression when needed.’
- ‘The Air Force was on the way to producing a ponderous aircraft with a variable-geometry wing.’
- ‘It looks to be some sort of stealthy, variable-geometry fighter.’
- ‘Engineers say this requires a special EGR cooler, larger radiator, variable-geometry turbocharger and additional valving.’
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.