Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Everywhere:‘people came from far and near to the party’
- ‘He also wanted to thank the clubs loyal supporters, from far and near, who supported the clubs' journey during the year.’
- ‘I know people came from far and near to be with us on the night and I can tell you it meant a lot to have so many of our friends celebrating with us and enjoying themselves.’
- ‘People came from far and near to use the pool and will have fond memories of the long warm summer of 2003.’
- ‘For over 40 years now the tree has attracted visitors from far and near and has proven to be one of Laois' greatest attractions.’
- ‘Sheamie was a gifted piano and accordion player and had his own modern dance band that provided entertainment to many of his old friends far and near.’
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.