Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Be useful:‘to be of any use, the photos must be up to date’‘he had to remain focused if he was to be any use in the search’‘a pair of goggles would be of use’
- ‘Her new book should be of use to a wide range of readers.’
- ‘We must thank our old school for providing us with the knowledge and training to be of use to our communities.’
- ‘He wonders if it is of any use to build the bridge.’
- ‘I would expect that there will be new ways in which trade unions can be of use to society.’
- ‘Such TV systems will have no analogue outputs so even your old VCR won't be of any use.’
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.