Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A great number of problems or defects.‘stucco could cover a multitude of sins, including poor brickwork’
- ‘A movie that dumps $750 million into a studio can not only look great, but covers a multitude of sins.’
- ‘Nevertheless, despite this and other flaws, the characters remain interesting throughout, and Johansson's acting covers a multitude of sins.’
- ‘This novelty helped, at least to some extent, to "cover a multitude of sins."’
- ‘The latter covers a multitude of sins and horrors, as he well knows.’
- ‘No doubt, the subtropical climate has covered a multitude of sins with greenery.’
- ‘The umbrella term ' technology ' covers a multitude of sins.’
- ‘I have never been a fan of what is generally referred to as performance poetry, a label which covers a multitude of sins.’
- ‘Although tasty, I have a feeling the strong flavours covered a multitude of sins at that price.’
- ‘It has covered a multitude of sins.’
- ‘Harry Bassett once said "winning covers a multitude of sins" and I think he's right.’
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.