Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The level of the eyes looking straight ahead.‘pictures hung at eye level’
- ‘He looked straight at Lucilla as she bent down to his eye level.’
- ‘The Mirror is a free paper, accessible to anybody and generally always at children's eye level.’
- ‘I have the horizon almost at eye level being at the top of the town.’
- ‘Research also shows that clothes that are folded sell better, as do products that are displayed at eye level.’
- ‘Some were at eye level, some lower, some on a post, one way up and too high for short-sighted people to read.’
- ‘Just don't get stuck with standard eye-level views.’
- ‘What could be better than highlighting its beauty at eye level?’
- ‘Rooms with a balcony looking south have an amazing vista while the local birdlife glides along hot air currents at eye level.’
- ‘The monitor should be 18 inches or more away and at a slightly lower level than eye level.’
- ‘There is also a waste disposal unit, eye-level oven and grill, dishwasher and fridge.’
- ‘Pick up a pen that has text printed on the side and, with your arm fully extended, lift it to eye level.’
- ‘You enter and turn left: The panel of relief sculptures, facing west, is at eye level.’
- ‘This is fitted with a green marble-effect worktop and a range of pine storage presses at ground and eye level.’
- ‘Turn to a page of small text from this magazine and hold it at eye level ten inches from your face.’
- ‘They started climbing all over the ferry to get to eye-level height with the bus windows.’
- ‘She was saved from despair only because she noticed immediately a steady red light, at eye level, about sixty feet ahead of her.’
- ‘Does all this extra glare at eye level reduce a driver's night vision, especially on unlit carriageways?’
- ‘The kitchen has attractive black and red floor tiles and is fitted with a range of wooden units at ground and eye level.’
- ‘I crossed my arms on the desk and rested my chin on top of them, bringing me to eye level with the picture.’
- ‘This was not a kid in a lolly shop being tempted by something at eye level.’
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.