Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Without any doubt:‘it's a bad business and no mistake’
- ‘I'll not be voting for him next month and no mistake.’
- ‘It's beautifully filmed and no mistake, but it's got one of the most dreadful scripts in recent memory…’
- ‘Our band of friends must cross the river to reach the object of their quest before the clocks strike midnight, else their lives will surely be over and no mistake.’
- ‘With his open-neck shirt neatly tucked into belted trousers, he's old school South London and no mistake.’
- ‘Gosh, that Kylie's a naughty one, and no mistake.’
- ‘Still, my father was a bit of a dandy in his day and no mistake.’
- ‘Sprinting end to end, leaping on and off the drum riser, throwing himself at the front rows and shaking the hand of everyone who's singing along, he's a real rock god tonight and no mistake.’
- ‘Well, today's been a peculiar one, and no mistake.’
- ‘It was a clever thing I did that day, and no mistake!’
- ‘England will be going for the jugular and no mistake.’
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.