Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An overcast stitch.
- ‘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.’
- ‘Secure the facing to the twill tape with small, close whipstitches.’
Sew (something) with overcast stitches.
- ‘Cross the tape ends under the hook, then pin and whipstitch them to the garment.’
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.