Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Whichever of two given alternatives is the case:‘I'm not sure whether he is trying to be clever or controversial, but either way, such writing smacks of racism’
- ‘If you are motivated by money alone then I think you're likely to be disappointed either way.’
- ‘They can use it or not, but that's all they get, and he gets paid either way.’
- ‘He had his family's blessing, but says he would have made the break either way.’
- ‘Suing for libel is much easier in the UK than in the USA, but either way you would not want it to happen.’
- ‘She might be guilty or she might be innocent but either way at least someone has been held to account.’
- ‘Whether or not the plutocrats will be swayed remains to be seen, but either way BMW has given it its best.’
- ‘Give your all to one or the other, either way you'll be a great performer!’
- ‘It was either give in now or give in later, either way I was going to give in.’
- ‘Seeing as he's going to gaol either way, he may as well make a bit of money out of it.’
- ‘All it takes is a telephone call, either to the council or local councillor, either way it will be removed.’
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.