Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An overcast stitch.
- ‘Secure the facing to the twill tape with small, close whipstitches.’
- ‘A whipstitch of alternating 2-and 4mm bites was applied to each edge of the tendon.’
- ‘Using a simple whipstitch, and catching just the centers or the hidden layers of the ribbon, stitch the ribbon flowers over the green leaf trim at the lace upper edge.’
Sew (something) with overcast stitches.
- ‘Cross the tape ends under the hook, then pin and whipstitch them to the garment.’
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.