Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Have no right to do something:‘he had no business tampering with social services’
- ‘They fail to discourage behaviour which harms others while getting more and more involved in trying to control private behaviour where they have no business to interfere.’
- ‘In fact, Congress has specifically said that federal courts have no business in probate issues.’
- ‘I think Trudeau's philosophy of the government having no business in the bedrooms of this nation isn't such a bad idea.’
- ‘Since these auto parts makers rely so heavily on such a small number of companies to sell to, they have no business but to actively involve in cutting their own throats.’
- ‘If some people eat meat, animal lovers have no business to object.’
- ‘There are certain areas where courts and bureaucrats have no business.’
- ‘Children whose parents are still alive should have no business on the streets.’
- ‘The Supreme Court reaffirmed its position that corporations have no business in our elections trying to influence our vote.’
- ‘There are those who say that religionists have no business in politics.’
- ‘I have no business with anything that is in a customer's pocket.’
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.