Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(of a barrister) having no clients.
- ‘When he - a briefless barrister - stepped ashore in 1839, Melbourne was little more than a huddle of huts.’
- ‘Michael is a briefless solicitor afraid of commitment to his girlfriend.’
- ‘He preferred the laid-back life of a briefless barrister.’
- ‘One briefless barrister who had been watching the trial, came out with a novel.’
- ‘There were those controlled by instructions, for example, the briefless barrister recruited for the work.’
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.