Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A short distance:‘the Sea Life Centre is just a stone's throw from the sea itself’
- ‘Picture Strip malls, busy roads and fast food joints, all located within a stone's throw of the practice field.’
- ‘There are five hotels and at least 30 pubs within a stone's throw of the hotel.’
- ‘The furthest patch of ground is only a stone's throw away from the Heritage Amphitheatre Stage and the sound quality of the venue is superb.’
- ‘Germany is the host and Poland is a stone's throw away from Hanover, site of their June 20 matchup.’
- ‘But the problems at that club stem from a needless move to a new home a stone's throw from Filbert Street.’
- ‘The Republican Party will hold its convention in New York in early September, literally a stone's throw from Ground Zero.’
- ‘All three of them live within a stone's throw of each other in the Bradford area and if Yorkshire manage to restore their pride this season then the local trio will have had much to do with it.’
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.