Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Relating to the modern country of Israel.
- ‘They set up displays about the army and blasted Israeli music out of a loudspeaker.’
- ‘Most devastating to the scientists has been the academic boycott of Israeli universities.’
- ‘In terms of wider Israeli society, however, the end of the Cold War probably had a greater impact.’
- ‘For those who are yet to get a taste of Israeli cinema, the New Year should be a good time to start.’
- ‘I do not condone it and have deep misgivings about how this is affecting Israeli society in general.’
- ‘I told her to give him my warm regards, since in his book on Israeli sociology he said nice things about my work.’
- ‘Many of the houses I visited were riddled with bullets or had lost their roofs after Israeli attacks.’
- ‘The crushed carapaces of cars run over by tanks are now a trademark of Israeli incursions into the West Bank.’
- ‘The road which bisects the Strip is again controlled by Israeli outposts and settlements.’
- ‘I sometimes gleefully scoop up Israeli avocados rather than those from other countries.’
- ‘It is clear that this so-called Israeli soil is, in reality, situated on the West Bank.’
- ‘Well, I should have remembered that three weeks is an eternity in Israeli politics.’
- ‘They are doing it because they still believe in some sort of Israeli justice.’
- ‘Although these two elements coexist in Israeli society they are often in tension with one another.’
- ‘That will allow the number of illegal Israeli settlements in occupied territory to be increased.’
- ‘They are against Israeli policies in occupied areas, which is a different thing.’
- ‘Their campaigning was limited to angry letters to the editor, and a boycotting of Israeli goods.’
- ‘So it could happen in London too, since one can be critical of Israeli policy and still support its right to exist.’
- ‘We spent three hours planning a way to sneak up to the border gates and snatch a piece of Israeli land.’
- ‘Ms Inkwell has been in the news lately because of her outspoken support for a boycott of Israeli cricket.’
A native or inhabitant of Israel, or a person of Israeli descent.
- ‘It would cease the poisonous incitement in textbooks and the media against Israelis and Jews.’
- ‘What Sadat and Begin proved in the 70s is that peace is possible between Arabs and Israelis.’
- ‘It prevented the Israelis from conquering the largest part of Arab Palestine.’
- ‘Yet the victory was also hailed as a bridge between Arab and Jewish Israelis.’
- ‘For two years, Frankenthal has been urging Israelis and Palestinians to do what is necessary.’
- ‘Israel says that he was involved in attacks that killed four Israelis and a Greek monk.’
- ‘The future of the Middle East has well and truly been taken out of the hands of Israelis and Palestinians.’
- ‘If ever a day illustrated the gulf between Israelis and Palestinians, tomorrow is that day.’
- ‘On the other hand there is virtually nothing in the book about Israelis and Palestinians.’
- ‘Both the Israelis and Palestinians were used to news crews of a few people.’
- ‘Several years ago there were two episodes between Israelis and Palestinians.’
- ‘In Jenin the Israelis lifted the curfew for three hours, and Palestinians went to shop at the market.’
- ‘It broke a taboo by being the first Arab channel to feature interviews with Israelis.’
- ‘National identity for Israelis is to a large extent bound up with their identity as Jews.’
- ‘He is fighting a religious war, not a political one, which is why he talks about Jews and not Israelis.’
- ‘Native born Israelis are called Sabras, named for a cactus fruit gown in the desert.’
- ‘Sure, you may have seen more Israelis and Europeans but what time of the year was it?’
- ‘That might explain the calmness which has so surprised Israelis and Spaniards.’
- ‘As with the Israelis, the Palestinians also have the right to live in a sovereign state.’
- ‘Emma has kept warm memories of her first contacts with Israelis who happened to be Arabs.’
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.