Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
In or to Australia or New Zealand, depending on the speaker's location.‘aviation analysts are expecting a price war across the Tasman’‘many discussions take place with our neighbours across the Tasman’
- ‘Across the Tasman, the New Zealand Greens are causing a stir on another pivotal issue: genetic engineering.’
- ‘The company has brushed aside speculation that its contract with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia is in trouble, saying all is well across the Tasman.’
- ‘Those Kiwis and potential immigrants who are disillusioned by the situation here in NZ might consider a quick hop across the Tasman.’
- ‘If they want to get ahead, they should look across the Tasman.’
- ‘While most bands head across the Tasman to Australia when they want to make the big move out of NZ, The D4 picked Japan as their destination.’
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.