Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Used in reference to performing to the very best of one's ability:‘she'll bring her A game tonight —she understands how important it is’
- ‘During the second quarter Grand Riviere kept their promise and brought their A-game.’
- ‘It all ends rather abruptly, but bravo to everyone involved for returning to their A-game for the final stretch.’
- ‘But if you're bringing it to a hostile audience, you have to be sure you're bringing your A game.’
- ‘Of course, we know the car count will be larger than it has been all year, with everyone bringing their A game to Indy.’
- ‘I told him "You'd better bring your A game."’
- ‘The Rocket did not always produce his A-game during a 9-5 victory over Ian McCulloch in the Totesport Grand Prix.’
- ‘He never left his competitors in the dust and then said, "I didn't have my A game."’
- ‘Here's a sample of our A-game.’
- ‘The folks here say they have their A-game on.’
- ‘Not for the faint of heart, you must bring your A game to Whiskey Blue.’
- ‘But I think she'll bring her A game tonight.’
- ‘Tiger brings his A game to the major.’
- ‘You have the new guard of Pegg and Frost fencing with the grand masters, all of whom bring their A-game.’
- ‘The event was a doubleheader for most classes, and most were on their A game.’
- ‘We are going to have to bring our A-game, no question.’
- ‘Forty percent of attendees are return clients, including high-profile guests like Damon Wayans, who's brought his A-game three years in a row.’
- ‘In one of our conversations, he told me, "I very seldom won with my A game."’
- ‘With Nicholson, he says, he made an effort to listen, to come with his "A-game."’
- ‘I don't have an A game to speak of.’
- ‘Not any more, though, and his challenge now is to win without his A game.’
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.