Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
If the outcome of a situation is happy, this compensates for any previous difficulty or unpleasantness.
- ‘She's now had two kids and is happily married, he's getting married, so all's well that ends well, but at the time it was bit ‘hairy’.’
- ‘As Shakespeare noted, all's well that ends well, and Warren is going out in style with mordant humor intact and head held high after a decidedly up and down career as a person.’
- ‘So the punter is now exceedingly happy with his connection, and all's well that ends well.’
- ‘Keep mentioning who he's supposed to be and if he fails to answer at one point then all's well that ends well.’
- ‘However, all's well that ends well with Joseph reconciling himself with his brothers and a new sister - Jamin.’
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.