Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A fortunate fact or circumstance.‘it was a good job she hadn't brought the car’
- ‘If we make a good job of achieving this growth, then the company will have better foundations.’
- ‘It predates Western medicine and has made a good job of maintaining the health of a huge population.’
- ‘I guess it's a good job that I am unlikely to be put in charge of any hospitals any time soon.’
- ‘So, it's a good job that I've been very busy this week and so not found much to laugh out loud at.’
- ‘So its probably a good job that this is an anonymous blog, or my boss, the Great Leader would tell me off.’
- ‘It's a good job there wasn't a passenger in the car, because that side was badly mangled.’
- ‘It was a good job for the former Melrose player, who knew that it was a rare chance to impress the selectors.’
- ‘All I can say is that it is a good job that I am not in charge of a nuclear reactor.’
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