Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A shop where books are sold.
- ‘She said we were going to the new bookstore with the record store, so I came along.’
- ‘Anyway, I scoured a few bookshops to find good books on how to do your own plumbing.’
- ‘Most of those quaint and charming bookstores have sold out to pizzerias and chain stores.’
- ‘The company went public in 1992 and within two years was operating out of department stores and bookshops.’
- ‘In the information age, it is no more necessary to hunt down bookstores or bookshops in search of knowledge.’
- ‘Since then Hunt has been searching used bookstores for the book but has never found it.’
- ‘The author is to be congratulated that the book is evidently flying out of the bookshops in the shopping malls.’
- ‘In general, the bookstore orders nine books for every ten students enrolled in a given course.’
- ‘Ching said that he could not find copies of the book in Hong Kong bookstores.’
- ‘The decision was made for me as the violin quartet over in one corner of the bookstore started to play something soft and melodious.’
- ‘The intersection is steps away from independent bookstores, record shops, sushi joints and pubs.’
- ‘We pottered around bookstores and junkshops, and had falafels for lunch.’
- ‘She had spent the day of release for her latest book at two different bookstores.’
- ‘The idea of having a bookstore in a coffee shop is based on popular demand.’
- ‘The book could be sold in hotels and bookshops on the island and through Tourist Board offices here and overseas.’
- ‘The Book is to be sold in Moscow bookshops and in other major cities in Russia.’
- ‘For places like bookstores or your corner grocer, a smile is also a great sign.’
- ‘As the year draws to a close, a plethora of sports books is hitting the bookshops.’
- ‘Go to a bookstore and select a book that you know your spouse will like and have him or her do the same for you.’
- ‘Imagine if bookstores arranged books geographically and by price, with no hint of content or author.’
- ‘Those books that were sold to the public were sold principally in department stores, not in bookshops.’
- ‘Both of these books are available at bookstores and shops that specialize in bird supplies.’
- ‘We need to get out of our cars and out of our locked homes and into our local coffee shops, bookstores, and clubs.’
- ‘In the month before Christmas, up to 80,000 copies of the book were being sold in British bookshops every week.’
- ‘So as we head across to the cinema we see him coming back to the bookstore picking up books at different spots.’
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