Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Not be of direct relevance or concern to one:‘their finances are none of your business’‘what goes on between Gabriel and me is none of your business’
- ‘The principle was essentially that if other people were different, then this was none of your business so long as they kept their nose out of yours.’
- ‘He screamed at me that it was none of my business how he spent his money.’
- ‘He had chosen to speak about something that is none of his business.’
- ‘His personal life is none of my business, nor am I interested in it.’
- ‘I can take care of myself, thank you very much, and technically this is none of your business.’
- ‘My own belief is that the board's first response should have been that the whole matter was none of its business.’
- ‘"My real name is none of your damned business," she said.’
- ‘What I do is none of your business.’
- ‘People's sexual orientation is none of our business.’
- ‘Tell your housekeeper that my behaviour is none of her business.’
- ‘I admit the whole situation is interesting, but it is really none of our business.’
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.