Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A series of talks and interviews in different places given by an author in order to promote a recently published book:‘he is fresh off the book tour for his first book’
- ‘It's quite remarkable to be in the early stages of planning a real book tour, with genuine support from the publisher.’
- ‘Since that time, I haven't spent much time in America unless I'm on a book tour.’
- ‘Conveniently, the book tour is coming to town this weekend.’
- ‘A couple of years ago I did a book tour of Australia.’
- ‘For his first big book tour, he spent hours perfecting his reading gigs and podium patter.’
- ‘He's there on a book tour for his novel about two early-20s travelers who meet on a train one afternoon and fall in love in Vienna before sunrise.’
- ‘You do have to do a book tour, which is part of the bargain.’
- ‘My television partner and I have recently been travelling round the country on a book tour.’
- ‘I remember once being driven around by a charming woman on a stop on a book tour.’
- ‘Tonight, a modest group of people gathered at the Booksmith to catch the author on a book tour for his scathing Hollywood novel.’
- ‘She is currently winding up the book tour in Ireland and Britain.’
- ‘On the last leg of her book tour, her new book will take center stage.’
- ‘Many more years passed before my own book was published and I was sent on book tour.’
- ‘He is on a book tour for his memoir, a near-600-page protestation of innocence.’
- ‘The award-winning Canadian author cancelled a book tour in the US.’
- ‘Mine was the first one they signed on their book tour.’
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.