Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Be completely covered with.‘his face was a mass of bruises’
- ‘His shoulders, back, chest, and upper arms were a mass of bruises, some of them accompanied by bleeding scrapes and cuts.’
- ‘His head still throbbed and his entire body was a mass of scratches and bruises, but inside, he felt remarkably well.’
- ‘His face was a mass of cuts and bruises and he looked as though he had been badly beaten.’
- ‘Her hair is torn out, her face is a mass of bruises and her neck is almost as thick as that of a horse.’
- ‘It didn't help his composure any that her face and body were a mass of bruises, and her left arm was in a sling more for pain relief than support.’
- ‘They had kept him in jail for three nights and had beaten him so that his face was a mass of bruises.’
- ‘The young woman's face was a mass of terrible scars and sores.’
- ‘He was a mass of bruises and crusted blood, but he was breathing.’
- ‘For the longest time, the cover appeared to be a mass of abstract marks, then suddenly it came clear and two schooners at sea appeared out of the scratches.’
- ‘Her back was a mass of open wounds.’
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.