Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Completely different from:‘her thoughtful manner is a world away from brash Alex’
- ‘Their grandparents were only a 15-minute drive but a world away from the harsh neighborhood where the children lived.’
- ‘The job was a world away from his work at the time, as a child psychiatrist.’
- ‘The bubbly decor, playful graphics, and bright colours seemed so very modern, and a world away from archetypal greasy spoon cafes.’
- ‘This is the new politics, a world away from old Westminster.’
- ‘Such style and courtesy, and great drinks, are a world away from the arrogance and snobbery of modern day party bars which invariably close after six months.’
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.