Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Have qualities other than mere attractiveness, especially intelligence:‘he is not just a pretty face, he is both talented and charismatic’‘she is intent on proving that she is not just a pretty face’
- ‘This year he has finally proved once and for all that he's not just a pretty face.’
- ‘Once again he proves he is not just a pretty face with his brilliant portrayal of Jack.’
- ‘Her work certainly suggests she is far more than just a pretty face.’
- ‘Gradually we got to talking and I knew that she wasn't just a pretty face.’
- ‘He was the one Hollywood legend who was more than just a pretty face.’
- ‘I wanted desperately to prove I was more than just a pretty face.’
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.