Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
As someone's disciple or subject.
- ‘Alison looked at Julie, sitting at Mistress Farnham 's feet and learning to knit.’
- ‘Their gift was to leave indelible memories of the beauty of English poetry on all who sat at their feet.’
- ‘I moved to go sit at Haru 's feet, as any other companion was supposed to do.’
- ‘Then, as the rig drifts toward the lake, everyone gathers around and sits at Litton 's feet.’
- ‘Younger children intermittently sit at their feet and race around with their friends.’
- ‘You will sit right at their feet and be enraptured by every idea.’
- ‘We never sit at their feet and learn from their experiences.’
- ‘Do your students sit at your feet and follow your every word, is that an ideal relationship?’
- ‘Ashka dashed past the two of them and sat on the stairs at Teenan 's feet.’
- ‘I tell the youth that they must respect the elders and try to learn from them by sitting at their feet.’
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.