Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
In certain highly charged situations, any method of achieving your objective is justifiable.
- ‘With reference to your heading for Brian Munn's letter ‘Unfair attack on hunting fraternity’ - all's fair in love and war.’
- ‘‘Sorry, honey,’ Kyle remarked, ‘but all's fair in love and war.’’
- ‘I suppose all's fair in love and war then, huh?’
- ‘I want her back and am currently waging a war of emotions on her to convince her of my true love for her (Hey, all's fair in love and war.)’
- ‘They say all's fair in love and war, but what about contracts?’
- ‘You know, all's fair in love and war, as they say.’
- ‘From Cole's perspective, all's fair in love and war, and collecting art was war.’
- ‘Well, Larry, I've got to tell you something, as far as what happens in a courtroom, it's basically all's fair in love and war.’
- ‘‘We're at the point now where all's fair in love and war, and politics is war,’ said Larry Sabato, a political science professor at the University of Virginia.’
- ‘‘I really shouldn't like him since I know Pheobe kind of does,’ Treena thought to herself. ‘But as they say, all's fair in love and war.’’
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.