Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Much better than others of a similar kind:‘his songs were definitely a class apart’
- ‘The food, though, remained a class apart, as I found when I ordered the roulade of smoked salmon and lemon sole.’
- ‘For Ricky Ponting's Australians were simply a class apart.’
- ‘Preparing for his sixth Ashes campaign, but still a class apart, McGrath was the constant menace at the top of the order.’
- ‘Imperious, elegant, unruffled, he was a class apart.’
- ‘Imagination, innovation and the will to be a class apart - he has all these in full measure.’
- ‘I think the sides who currently occupy the top six, Hull, Oxford, Doncaster, Yeovil, Swansea and ourselves are a class apart.’
- ‘Among professional institutions, the new apex institutions are considered to be in a class apart.’
- ‘Table lamps, dining table made of wood and the summer and rain caps made of bamboo were a class apart.’
- ‘Despite not being a big fan of rainbow trout fisheries, I found Menteith to be a class apart from any that I had visited.’
- ‘But things of beauty are invaluable and the handmade articles are a class apart, he says.’
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.