Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Very difficult or impossible to determine:‘how well the system will work is anybody's guess’
- ‘Now, it's anyone's guess who was the intended target of his verbal charge.’
- ‘Whether anyone will develop on the new land is anyone's guess.’
- ‘Whether she can maintain the form and the focus until the US Open is anyone's guess but at least she knows that she is a champion again.’
- ‘Some of these will make fortunes for their directors and some will not, but it's anyone's guess which will thrive and which will fail.’
- ‘This Christmas it was a bridge replacement, so whether things will be running on time tomorrow morning is anyone's guess.’
- ‘It is anyone's guess if Easter Sunday will be resurrection day for him.’
- ‘What to do about this imbalance is anyone's guess; but it does exist.’
- ‘Although, again, why she was bothering with him is anyone's guess.’
- ‘How many Pittsburghers will know what they really are celebrating is anyone's guess.’
- ‘How the markets will react in the weeks ahead is anyone's guess however.’
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.