Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The sloping side of a hill.
slope, rise, drop, incline, gradient, elevation, acclivity, declivity, ascent, descent, eminence, hillside, hillock, sloping ground, rising groundView synonyms
- ‘He said that although Bradford had a lot of brown-field sites these were restricted by geography such as hillsides and valleys.’
- ‘Builders and developers converged on unbuilt lands that included marshes and hillsides.’
- ‘Several pictures present them in precarious spots on hillsides or in snowy mountain scenes.’
- ‘The Church of Ireland looked magnificent, set as it is on the hillside to the far side of the town.’
- ‘Going up the winding hills, we see hillsides green with pines and Douglas firs.’
- ‘While there you can take in its picturesque hillsides and valleys, along with visiting the Mekong Delta.’
- ‘Set on a hillside, the Hot Springs is a conventional hotel with the best view in town.’
- ‘Villages of mud huts dot the hillsides and oases of green amid the barren wilderness provide sanctuary for its denizens.’
- ‘At this point Ron will fly to the south side of the valley to try to get on the windward side of the hillsides.’
- ‘As the round draws to a close, so the course meanders its way down from the hillside and back to sea level.’
- ‘The ancient huon-clad hillsides rise up steeply on either side as we drop down into the gorge, the river winding below us.’
- ‘There are trees and it is green on the Dominican side; on the Haitian side the hillsides are brown and bare.’
- ‘Most lie along deserted hillsides in the uplands, just beyond the margins of modern agriculture.’
- ‘For the next 15 days, she looked for his body in ravines and morgues, on hillsides and in rivers.’
- ‘To avoid detection, these rocks were hidden on hillsides and in valleys, so as to allow for a quick escape from the authorities.’
- ‘It's a potentially back-firing gamble just as the hillsides and valleys are scorching with sporting ardour.’
- ‘We drove a mile or so to Shipley Glen, a wooded hillside where a bit of family fairground fun awaited.’
- ‘For example, roads and rivers can look like snakes as they wind across and through valleys and hillsides.’
- ‘A wooded hillside called Coille Mhialairigh rises above the Gleneig to Arnisdale road.’
- ‘Oblivious of all this, the westering sun bathes the ocean and grassy hillsides in a balmy, golden light.’
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.