Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
With no exceptions:‘the greatest living American poet bar none’
- ‘He was the greatest player I ever played with, in any position, bar none.’
- ‘He said it was the best album he's ever heard in his life bar none.’
- ‘We've got the worst streets in Canada, bar none.’
- ‘In Scotland we have the best golf destinations in the world bar none and all supported by excellent infrastructure and service, something Ireland cannot always offer.’
- ‘These small rainswept isles off the western end of the vast Eurasian landmass have contributed far more to the well-being of the rest of humanity than any other country, bar none.’
- ‘As far as Jim was concerned, he was the greatest player in the world, bar none.’
- ‘He said: ‘We know we are fighting against a multi-billion pound industry, the biggest industry in the world bar none, but we have to keep believing.’’
- ‘At the moment he's the team's most consistent performer, bar none.’
- ‘It appeared in this paper the following week and I think now, as I thought then, that it was one of the finest photographs of the year, bar none.’
- ‘As of right now, this is the album of the year, bar none.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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