Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Be the person perfectly suited to a particular requirement or task:‘if it's war you want, I'm your man’
- ‘He has three university degrees under his belt and whether you have a question about money, God or literature, Griffiths is your man.’
- ‘If Westlife ever need a substitute member, John is your man!’
- ‘Ladies, if you are looking for Mr. Perfect, Todd is your man.’
- ‘If you need a fine writer and editor, Steve is your man.’
- ‘If you fancy the idea of walking in Botswana with a group of elephants, then Gavin Ford is your man.’
- ‘Not an easy album to listen to, but when insomnia gets the best of you and you need something gentle but thought-provoking at 3am, Will Oldham is your man.’
- ‘If we ever needed any ‘unusual pharmaceutical products,’ then he was our man.’
- ‘In short, if you want a champion for a distressed building or threatened institution, Rhys Jones is your man.’
- ‘If you're into classic sounds, DJ Smoking is your man.’
- ‘If you were looking for a striker to play down the middle then Alan was your man.’
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.