Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Of a bold and vivid colour or shade:‘gowns of bright-coloured silk’
- ‘"I'd seen pictures of previous winners and they all seemed to have masses of bright-coloured flowers."’
- ‘The driver saw the young woman as she stood in front of the earthmover in a bright-colored jacket yelling at him through a bullhorn.’
- ‘Bright-coloured decorations abound, including one particularly large and intimidating parrot piñata.’
- ‘To make a breakthrough in the design of men's wear, the designer has also applied many bright-coloured fabrics to men's shirts.’
- ‘Vegetables should only be stir-fried or steamed until they are still crisp and bright-colored.’
- ‘I am suggesting that bright-coloured ribbons be used to better assist people with low vision.’
- ‘Dozens of brokers, wearing their famous bright-coloured jackets, wave their arms in a frenzy, trying to make big bucks for their investment clients on guessing what will be the future price of soya.’
- ‘The subject is wearing a loose, wrinkled, linen shirt, with a bright-colored sarong tied at his waist.’
- ‘In a shade garden, you don't have a lot of bright-colored flowers.’
- ‘What was interesting was that the bride did not wear bright-coloured dresses.’
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.