Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Be sensitive to or able to understand something:‘it's important to be tuned in to your child's needs’
- ‘If the new carer is tuned in to your child's needs, your child should settle quickly into a new routine.’
- ‘The cable industry is tuned in to the complaints about indecency.’
- ‘It is a politics of listening, responding, engaging, trading; of being tuned in with others.’
- ‘She is tuned in to a powerful domain of secrets and souls that just might trump the logic of the material world.’
- ‘In true Mediterranean spirit, the production is tuned in to the vibrancy of life itself.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.