Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Having a small, round head.
- ‘‘I'm broadcasting in five minutes,’ an increasingly frantic Carson told the bullet-headed man in security.’
- ‘A dark-blue Peugeot is parked, with a bullet-headed man at the wheel.’
- ‘What part of single file don't these bullet-headed androids understand?’
- ‘Queens were my team and Billy Houliston was my favourite player - an old-fashioned, bullet-headed, barge-the-goalie centre-forward.’
- ‘They were big and bull-necked and bullet-headed.’
- ‘Fat away-shirted slobs accompanied by that sort of husband that has a tattoo on his left calf and three bullet-headed children with imitation firearms.’
- ‘I saw loads of police in unmarked vans and tried to photograph a line of bullet-headed cops next to their row of motorbikes.’
- ‘Val Kilmer plays Scott, a bullet-headed military expert called in to rescue the abducted daughter of a high-profile politician.’
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.