Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A member of a parliamentary cabinet.
member of the government, political leader, secretary of state, secretary, undersecretary, department head, privy counsellor, politicianView synonyms
- ‘It's quite extraordinary that a cabinet minister with some authority said something and an un-elected adviser slapped him down.’
- ‘No doubt many first-time delegates enjoyed meeting a cabinet minister and got a taste for politics.’
- ‘Then I became a cabinet minister, and that seemed all right, and then we lost that election.’
- ‘The readjusted salaries are said to roughly equal 2.5 times the monthly salary of a cabinet minister.’
- ‘It was headed by the secretary of state for foreign affairs, a senior cabinet minister, assisted by two under-secretaries.’
- ‘We were the first province to have female legislators and a female cabinet minister.’
- ‘But new information now suggests he changed his mind and the government was accused by a former cabinet minister of a cover-up.’
- ‘The police take three weeks to even question the cabinet minister.’
- ‘A cabinet minister couldn't enter his official bungalow for months because the monkeys wouldn't let any body enter the house.’
- ‘As the system now works, most Canadians elect a backbench member of Parliament, not a cabinet minister.’
- ‘When was the last time that two royals, one of which is heir to the throne, and a senior cabinet minister, left for a foreign funeral?’
- ‘Don't you think that not addressing such a serious commercial threat from a cabinet minister is putting your head in the sand?’
- ‘Many years ago a certain cabinet minister invited me to lunch.’
- ‘He is creating advisory posts in the rank of cabinet minister and political secretaries in the rank of minister of state.’
- ‘These moves follow a nationwide debate on medical services triggered by the death of an Indian cabinet minister in August this year.’
- ‘We have a moronic cabinet minister pushing for environmental disaster because he wants to personally benefit.’
- ‘I think we've come full circle when a former cabinet minister interviews a former political editor.’
- ‘We have a cabinet minister in this constituency and its about time he delivered for us.’
- ‘The first step is a prime minister or a cabinet minister who tells the truth and can be believed.’
- ‘Their rigid conservatism frustrates all endeavors of a cabinet minister to adjust the service to changed conditions.’
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.