Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
In order to amuse oneself and not for any more serious purpose.‘I paint a bit for fun’
- ‘Actually I wrote this story for fun and it's not really meant to be serious.’
- ‘While many of us play tennis just for the fun of it, we also are challenged by the idea of how it might fit into a total health and wellness strategy.’
- ‘With few responsibilities and fewer cares, we were free to participate in activities just for the fun of it.’
- ‘I also see sport as being fun, and let's face it, the only reason that most people do sports is for fun.’
- ‘Since he has recently, himself, acquired a garden shed I will be interested to see if it accumulates some Palladian detailing for the fun of it.’
- ‘It was more for fun and people didn't take it seriously enough, so it didn't really work.’
- ‘Hundreds of people, young and old, have taken up the opportunity to learn new skills, enjoy a hobby or just try out something new for the fun of it.’
- ‘This bug took him to Bosnia, where a local film crew playfully scooped up live mines and waved them around for fun.’
- ‘But tonight, just for the fun of it, Des and I are going up to Wembley to see if we can get tickets for about 20 quid.’
- ‘Some 40 million people said they were surfing for fun on a typical day during the month.’
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.