Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Interrupt the course of:‘Victoria's words cut into her thoughts’
- ‘The Congress has responded by cutting into the recess, which is what we should have done.’
- ‘Any sort of work experience is very valuable for a good resume, but not when it cuts into your schoolwork so much that it stops you from getting any exam passes.’
- ‘Now focus on the feeling not the memory, Phil says quietly, his voice cutting into my reverie.’
- ‘Do I agree that cutting into that vital sleep and having a few beers is ideal?’
- ‘They cut into course tutor time and need costly equipment and materials to make them of value to the young people.’
- ‘We can understand war, economic depression, and political repression cutting into reproduction.’
- ‘I'll probably take it again someday, but not when it is cutting into my walking and socializing time.’
- ‘It must be the margaritas, but I think it also has something to do with cutting into Krum's writing time.’
- ‘All this sharing of feelings cuts into my drinking time. We haven't made any arrangements for another date as I was letting him be the man and bring it up but meeting sooner rather than later is much better in my book.’
- ‘By his own admission, that work rate cuts into other things (like answering emails, assembling the exerciser and enjoying important face time).’
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.