Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Expand one's range of interests, activities, and knowledge:‘they want to broaden their horizons with a change of scenery and culture’
- ‘So yeah, if I broaden my horizons and meet interesting and amusing people, then so much the better.’
- ‘We are trying to broaden their horizons and give them valuable life skills or interests.’
- ‘His father, however, disliked Alfred's interest in poetry and in order to broaden his horizons, sent him abroad for further training in chemical engineering.’
- ‘‘I joined the railway because I thought it would be interesting and broaden my horizons,’ said Mrs Cope, who lives in Oxenhope.’
- ‘She has never let her disability prevent her from broadening her horizons, taking part in trips and activities away from the school, sometimes with fully-sighted teenagers.’
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.