Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A strong metal grille fitted to the front of a motor vehicle to protect it against impact damage.
- ‘Another witness said the accused had come to him for a new bull bar, and replaced his own more stylish bull bar with a heavier model.’
- ‘But one piece of legislation that can't come too soon is a ban on bull bars, an outrageously vicious addition especially in urban London.’
- ‘In such situations I would applaud if the bus driver turned into the traffic and bounced a couple of SUVs off the road using pre-fitted giant bull bars.’
- ‘These included creating a specific body to investigate road crashes and banning retro-fitted bull bars.’
- ‘His organisation is also calling for a ban on the use of bull bars on all vehicles and compulsory use of lights during daytime driving.’
- ‘Officers are also trying to trace a larger car, possibly a 4x4 with bull bars, which struck the victim from behind.’
- ‘Remove bull bars because they pose a needless additional risk for pedestrians’
- ‘I would describe them as wheelchairs with bull bars.’
- ‘But one piece of legislation that can't come too soon is a ban on bull bars.’
- ‘One day I might get around to polishing the bull bar.’
- ‘The styling and sleek lines offered these days are a million miles away from the aggressive ‘come on then, if you want a fight’ models with their bull bars and in-your-face bodywork.’
- ‘Options include front passenger airbag, ABS brakes and a variety of bull bars.’
- ‘My parents live in the country and don't own one; wake up you city-dwellers driving your utterly unsafe, top-heavy, roll-prone personal tanks bristling with cyclist-slaying bull bars!’
- ‘We know that type of bull bar is very aggressive to unprotected road users.’
- ‘And I'm one, if hit by the proverbial SUV with bull bars tomorrow, I'd leave everyone behind in a state of total confusion.’
- ‘Once you have weighed up the pros and cons of all the cars on offer, buy an enormous four-wheel drive with bull bars, spotlights and a satellite navigation system.’
- ‘A nice mid-90's, three-quarter ton Ford truck, turbo-diesel four by four, with front bull bar, roll bar and winch.’
- ‘Consider the size and positioning of driving lights, winch, number plates and particularly bull bar air flow.’
- ‘It doesn't have all those bull bars and monster-truck looks of some off-roaders.’
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.