Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A person who is very interested in the arts:‘there's more than enough to satisfy the thousands of culture vultures who will descend on the Scottish capital’
- ‘If you are a culture vulture who wants to swoop through the locality seeking sites of historical interest then you won't be disappointed.’
- ‘If you are a budding culture vulture, the upcoming Edinburgh Festival will provide a uniquely atmospheric day.’
- ‘That was enough of the culture vulture for a while.’
- ‘For this land is a culture vulture's dream - small wonder it attracts so many of the cognoscenti.’
- ‘She has started to spread her wings and is fast becoming something of a culture vulture.’
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.