Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Be in the same situation as someone important or respected:‘if you spot the ghost, you are in good company: King George V saw it too’
- ‘I may end up being wrong but at least I'll be in good company.’
- ‘Glad to know I'm in good company, but as Charles points out, Google News' criteria are rather odd.’
- ‘I also sent the challenge to my team and fellow project managers at work, several of whom have decided to join in, so we are in good company, my friends.’
- ‘The Millennial Medley Medals places me in good company.’
- ‘If you can't come up with many names, you're in good company.’
- ‘You have synaesthesia and you're in good company.’
- ‘And the president is going to learn (perhaps the hard way), that I am in good company in this fight.’
- ‘But Dean is in good company with many of his fellow Democrats.’
- ‘It's just that I don't understand it, and I am in good company: neither do all the lawyers, accountants and independent advisers I know.’
- ‘I'm in good company, because they know how to party.’
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.