Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Be about to leave a place or situation.‘if he doesn't show up in the next five minutes, I am out of here’
- ‘I just thought, OK, a little flash in the pan, make some quick money, and we're out of here.’
- ‘I got my ballot, headed over to one of several open booths, marked in my choices, and was out of there in less than five minutes.’
- ‘He looked at his watch twice, and I said to myself, you know, I think he's probably going to be out of here shortly.’
- ‘It's not my job; I'm out of here in a few years.’
- ‘She would have delegated responsibilities, grabbed her handbag, and been out of there in two seconds.’
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.