Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Having won a prize in recognition of quality:‘award-winning food’
- ‘Soon, he and his award-winning team of craftsmen and women will forge this unyielding piece of metal into a perfect oval.’
- ‘Among the old buildings is the award-winning Hest Bank Hotel, whose fine food pulls in diners from near and far.’
- ‘An award-winning poet of Wardle's quality deserves a successful team to write about.’
- ‘But the museum's award-winning vivarium has succeeded in breeding the rare species.’
- ‘The managers of two award-winning Scottish pubs last night admitted that much of the criticism was justified.’
- ‘This award-winning comedy tells the tale of what happens when a Hollywood film crew moves into a sleepy Irish village.’
- ‘The generosity of comedian Peter Kay helped launch a Blackburn animator on the road to an award-winning career.’
- ‘Their award-winning work included a series of investigations into serious failings at care homes in the region.’
- ‘The magical evening was completed with a curry at the nearby award-winning Indian restaurant, Encore.’
- ‘The award-winning Great British Circus is one of only a handful of UK shows still using animals in its acts.’
- ‘There's also a unique award-winning restaurant as well as three suites.’
- ‘An award-winning police chief from Brentwood is swapping his baton for a marking pen as he embarks on training to be a teacher.’
- ‘Still, this is a minor caveat in a potentially award-winning campaign.’
- ‘I suppose the best way to describe this award-winning crime novel is to call it a ‘caper’.’
- ‘The award-winning firm intends to restore the Midland as a hotel, retaining many of its original features.’
- ‘These award-winning chips are available with a choice of cheese, boli, curry or chilli on top and are fantastic.’
- ‘A Keighley detective is the new head of the district's award-winning police anti-drugs team.’
- ‘In recent years, smoking has been confined to a 16-seat bay in the award-winning buffet car.’
- ‘On one property the team discovered a farmer who had locked himself in his house in a desperate bid to save his award-winning bulls.’
- ‘The latest edition of an award-winning York student newspaper has been scrapped after a threat of legal action.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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