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