Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
In the existing circumstances.‘I've got enough on my plate as it is’
- ‘They bought the house as is with the understanding that Mrs Callahan could have a day in the house alone, to select mementos.’
- ‘Mr Samuels tells it as it is and pulls no punches, he is one citizen who will stand up and be counted.’
- ‘I reckon it looks pretty choice as is, but its always fun to mix things up a bit.’
- ‘We live in a highly residential area and there is little enough parkland as it is.’
- ‘Because I'm angry at it now, proper shaking angry and this Blog entry is long enough as it is.’
- ‘You're cool enough as is!’
- ‘Though I'm feeling quite queer as it is, so I don't invite you to dwell on it too long.’
- ‘Rail staff have a hard enough job as it is, working under difficult circumstances.’
- ‘It can help to shine a critical light on things that are wrong with the world as it is - which is plenty.’
- ‘Buying a house is out of the question for many of us who struggle as it is to just rent somewhere.’
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.