Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Having taken a large amount of cocaine.‘he was obviously drunk or coked up’
- ‘Eddie's not going to want to go to a doctor, especially if he gets coked up first.’
- ‘I'm no Miss Alli but I do love to sink the boot into reality TV famewhores and coked up network programmers.’
- ‘But the track listing is incongruous: The happy-go-lucky Monkey Ska by Derrick Harriot from 1965 is followed by Dillinger's Cocaine In My Brain - a glassy-eyed coked out classic from 1979.’
- ‘Leaving aside the forgettable Mirage, FM's next most significant moment was 1987's Tango in the Night, the album that Buckingham rescued from the band's coked out indifference, at the cost of his own departure.’
- ‘The supporting cast could include a sympathetic bartender, a hapless purser, a coked up cruise director, and a comically lecherous ship's doctor.’
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.