Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Used to concede that a statement is surprising:‘believe it or not, I was considered quite bright in those days’
- ‘But, believe it or not, I was actually in Italy to soak up the art and the history.’
- ‘This animal is still used, believe it or not, for a source of meat for people that live in that part of the world.’
- ‘There was even dispute whether or not they were even illegal, believe it or not.’
- ‘I decided to get an early night, so I actually started reading a book, believe it or not.’
- ‘This, believe it or not, is the award winning height of pub fashion in ‘cool’ Manchester today.’
- ‘They took it four times a day, and they actually applied it to their nose, believe it or not.’
- ‘And believe it or not, these traditions were carried on in Australia by the early settlers.’
- ‘The chef looks after us so a bit of junk food one day of the year we're actually looking forward to believe it or not.’
- ‘Despite the dry title, this was, believe it or not, another impulse buy at the bookstore.’
- ‘It sounds glamorous - and it is - but, believe it or not, it's also hard work.’
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.