Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Having a large number and variety of impressive features:‘your PC will become the all-singing, all-dancing box the salesman claimed it would be’
- ‘It's all-singing, all-dancing and it has a lot of heart.’
- ‘And if so, look no further than this all-singing, all-dancing, all-credit-card-maxing shopping special.’
- ‘Ryan continues in his quest to be all-singing, all-dancing, and still has time for fights at poker games.’
- ‘Umoja is the sort of narrative-less, all-singing, all-dancing, all-kitchen-sink extravaganza that comes critic-proof on arrival.’
- ‘As the all-singing, all-dancing, no-nonsense nanny, Laura has stepped into one of her biggest roles in the very first stage musical to be based on the original 1934 book.’
- ‘Other errors and omissions will arise from the fact that the all-singing, all-dancing, all-watching police database is not yet with us, and will not be with us for some time yet.’
- ‘The event, held at the Albert Halls as the finale of Bolton Festival, featured 30 all-singing, all-dancing youngsters aged 11 to 17.’
- ‘They wanted this all-singing, all-dancing device with features they weren't going to use anyway.’
- ‘We can work with small groups through to an all-singing, all-dancing literally major event involving thousands of people.’
- ‘Each begins with the process of drawing, but operates with an awareness that unless it's all-singing, all-dancing or playing some kind of visual trick, we might not bother to look closely.’
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.