Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A task which is easily accomplished.‘tapping telephones is child's play’
- ‘His piano concertos - all five of them - are among the most eminently enjoyable works in that genre and no child's play at all.’
- ‘It is child's play to access your bank account and track your movements through your mobile or by the cash withdrawals that you make.’
- ‘The task would have been child's play to even the very worst of pickpockets.’
- ‘She is now taking an advanced diploma, which is anything but child's play.’
- ‘Dealing with this should be child's play for a party with a will to win.’
- ‘People think that it's just child's play but it's very demanding.’
- ‘She makes bringing up baby sound like child's play.’
- ‘Without much help from parents or teachers, an easy point and browse mechanism would be child's play.’
- ‘Obviously, profiting from such an intrusion requires skill; though as we've illustrated, getting inside the network is child's play.’
- ‘Memorising the dates and events in your history books and the complex equations in chemistry would just be child's play.’
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.