Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Used after a person's name to denote those people usually associated with them:‘the psycholinguistics of Jacques Lacan and company’
- ‘Created and performed by Marjorie Campbell, Michael Healey, Kristen Thomson and company.’
- ‘Jean is obviously new to Tyee exposure, and has only been a victim of a gross lack of objectivity from under the rule of Asper and company.’
- ‘Having already established themselves as the biggest rock band in the world, it now seems that not even miracles are beyond Bono and company.’
- ‘Baugh, Bravo, Mohammed and company may not be household names, but they have dragged West Indies back into this match and series.’
- ‘Look for more than just Shakespeare from Richard Kenyon and company.’
- ‘We hope the cooking lessons can be resumed for Wouter and company!’
- ‘The conference wrapped up last Friday evening, just in time for Mary and company to head down to Pigeon Island side lawn.’
- ‘A great night of entertainment is promised by Pat Kearns and company.’
- ‘Taking that a step further, Cam Hayden and company also dig a bit deeper every year to find an act that many of us have not been exposed to on any level.’
- ‘A well-drilled draw will do, and Bayern possess the rearguard for that, even if Raul and company are attempting to pierce it.’
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.