Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Smiling broadly; grinning:‘his beaming face told its own story’‘a beaming smile’
- ‘I felt the weight of disapproving stares from Mandy and Serena, before they were quickly replaced by beaming smiles.’
- ‘I turned to look at his beaming, exited face.’
- ‘A beaming Sam was caught on camera in the photograph published in last Saturday's Observer.’
- ‘Sufficiently assuaged, a beaming Anita scuttled off.’
- ‘On Monday a beaming headteacher spoke of his delight in getting the backing of the DFES for the new school.’
- ‘With a beaming grin on her openly innocent face, our little angel crawled under the sheets.’
- ‘I put the phone down five minutes later, absolutely beaming.’
- ‘Beaming, the boy raced off to pass along the news to the others.’
- ‘A special nod to the brass section - not always the source of beaming pride at the NSO - that did a marvelous job.’
- ‘There were brides in silky, flowing gowns, some beaming, others looking slightly terrified.’
- ‘He then pointed at Bagley, who was escorted away beaming.’
- ‘Emerging onto the balcony in Rome this evening, he was beaming.’
- ‘Finally, nostalgic for his happy Chicago childhood, he turned his drama department into a surrogate family with himself as benevolently beaming paterfamilias.’
- ‘Kin and Gin gained international fame for their beaming smiles, enormous vitality and shared longevity.’
- ‘The Deputy stands to greet each, dispensing a hearty handshake and a beaming smile.’
- ‘A loud commotion came from out of doors, and Sarah's face brightened with a beaming smile.’
- ‘You could see some of them were positively beaming.’
- ‘Walker takes a moment to register the news, then appears amazed, before breaking into a beaming grin.’
- ‘I couldn't stop smiling and stealing little glances at him, and he was just beaming.’
- ‘He was neither small nor slender and possessed an astonishing amount of unruly blond curls framing his beaming pink face.’
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.