Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
In a position where one can avoid being bound by the laws that govern ordinary people:‘the army was above the law and enjoyed complete impunity’
- ‘Future Supreme Court nominee Gonzales says the President is now above the law.’
- ‘I agree with you, Dick, the president is not above the law.’
- ‘He thought he might declare himself above the law.’
- ‘In many respects they feel they are above the law.’
- ‘Their generals, who too will probably have not seen the book, are safely above the law.’
- ‘She now wants immigration officers to be above the law.’
- ‘The problem is a small hardcore who believe they are above the law.’
- ‘All seemingly performed by an executive which thinks itself above the law.’
- ‘I don't think politicians should be above the law.’
- ‘I know stars sometimes think they are above the law.’
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.