Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Rules of behaviour:‘I have no knowledge of the political dos and don'ts’
- ‘As part of this programme, hostel cooks were taught the dos and don'ts of purchasing vegetables, serving food, preserving food and raw material.’
- ‘It's as easy to take a good picture as it is to take a bad one, if the photographer is aware of a few basic dos and don'ts.’
- ‘We are given some dos and don'ts that must be followed over the coming weeks’
- ‘Here are some dos and don'ts once you land in the U.S.’
- ‘Rattled by this experience and not knowing what he had done to offend, our visitor asked me for some guidance on the dos and don'ts of the local culture.’
- ‘They see religion as a mere list of dos and don'ts, and little else.’
- ‘However, we are happy to explain the dos and don'ts to anybody who wants guidance.’
- ‘What's more, there are some quite complicated rituals governing the dos and don'ts of everyday interaction.’
- ‘I'd say I've become more confident and learnt the dos and don'ts of the industry.’
- ‘There are a few dos and don'ts when it comes to preparing and cooking sprouts.’
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.