Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Try to succeed by forming a relationship with someone who is already successful.
- ‘Now then, let's hitch our wagon to a star as we soak ourselves in the Ananda of Yaman.’
- ‘Diya is all prepared to hitch her wagon to a star.’
- ‘But much better things are coming, and I'd rather hitch my wagon to a star than to a toad.’
- ‘We should aim for the very highest: hitch our wagon to a star so to speak.’
- ‘At an early age she decided to hitch her wagon to a star and become rich and famous.’
- ‘Fifty years ago, Ben Chapman went to Hollywood to hitch his wagon to a star and ended up as just another guy in a rubber suit.’
- ‘It starts with the head coach, who might be said to heed Ralph Waldo Emerson, and hitch his wagon to a star.’
- ‘Ginny had to learn a lesson - to hitch her wagon to a star, but not to lose sight of the job at hand.’
- ‘With a dream deep in his heart, a man is spontaneously driven to hitch his wagon to a star.’
- ‘You see, I think the little mammy would have had him hitch his wagon to a star… and the star was too far off.’
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.