Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘I did think this time around would be different, but it hasn't worked out that way at all.’
- ‘One area the manager hasn't been able to strengthen is the goalscoring department.’
- ‘However Teddy says the goodwill of people who visit him hasn't deteriorated at all.’
- ‘But she hasn't got a job lined up at the end of next year and she is worried about paying it off.’
- ‘Do you ever feel like you're the only person in the world who hasn't seen or done a certain thing?’
- ‘Out of sight, out of mind and out of the charts, she hasn't had a hit in Britain for more than a decade.’
- ‘Colin will tell you he hasn't played as well as he can over the last few weeks, and we have to get the spark back.’
- ‘It's been snowing for about a week in my patch of London, and yet it hasn't settled once.’
- ‘She hasn't seen her father for several weeks and I am unsure how to handle this situation.’
- ‘He hasn't lost his journalistic skills.’
- ‘I ask her if she has had any luck with her emails and she replies that she hasn't.’
- ‘Garden waste is rotting outside homes because it hasn't been collected for a month.’
- ‘He's spent up and hasn't the money left for a taxi, so it's a long walk home to Carleton.’
- ‘Well, there doesn't seem to be much going on out there, as there hasn't for over a year.’
- ‘We guess she hasn't any plans to return to nursing in this country any time soon.’
- ‘His playlist is as eclectic as ever and while the sounds have changed, the man hasn't.’
- ‘He hasn't paid his fine and must therefore serve the extra term that has been added to his sentence.’
- ‘The phone hasn't stopped ringing with people calling me up to say how wonderful it looks.’
- ‘What there hasn't always been is the lack of cohesion among people living in a common society.’
- ‘The house is not in good condition because my father hasn't been in a position to look after it.’
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