Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A toilet for women in a public or institutional building.
lavatory, wc, water closet, facilities, urinal, privy, latrine, outhouse, earth closet, jakesView synonyms
- ‘One of these days I'm just going to blurt that out in the ladies' room at work and really freak someone out.’
- ‘Next time, I'll take you to a place where they have attendants in the ladies' room to turn on the faucets for you and hand you towels.’
- ‘Though I can't testify to the quality of the ladies' room, the gentlemen's was desperately uninviting - a general lack of cleanliness was compounded by a disturbing odour.’
- ‘After I finished my salad I went to the ladies' room to powder my nose and fix my hair.’
- ‘I just don't lose weight as well when I drink less than this amount and it helps me get some extra exercise when I have to run up and down the stairs at work to the ladies' room.’
- ‘The Dyke March started for me in the public restroom at Bryant Park, where myself and some other last-minute tinklers were in an impossibly long line for the ladies' room while, typically, there was no line at all for the men's.’
- ‘Someone - not me - has put up signs in all the stalls of the ladies' room here at work.’
- ‘His secretary must have been in the ladies' room.’
- ‘The stairs down into the ancient, dank basement creaked beneath me as I descended toward the ladies' room.’
- ‘Women friends tell me this is quite common in ladies' rooms, as well.’
- ‘She inched slowly towards the ladies' room as Mark was greeted by teammates Rob McGraw, Randall Moss, and the beautiful Whitney Glover.’
- ‘The explosion went off in the ladies' room on the ground floor of the three-story building around 1: 05 p.m. when commission officials, who were counting the votes, were about to leave for a lunch break.’
- ‘Some would say Johnson's return of fire was as well-considered as Tiger Woods' thoughts on the subject before last summer's British Open at Muirfield, another venerable club without a ladies' room.’
- ‘Next time you're out to dinner, order the most expensive meal, excuse yourself to the ladies' room, slip out the kitchen door and never, ever, look back.’
- ‘You know your company has gotten too big when you go into the ladies' room and you don't recognize the shoes of the girl in the next stall.’
- ‘I tried, I honestly did, for the rest of the weekend, but having to run to the ladies' room at an outlet center really just about cinched it for me.’
- ‘My own self-defined sexual identity (or maybe it was the gender my parents had assigned me at birth) was urging a trip to the ladies' room.’
- ‘Ryder then made an immediate beeline for the ladies' room.’
- ‘She would take the best-paid job she could get and do her best to keep it- ‘no Marxist rants or sneaking off to the ladies' room to read novels.’’
- ‘That is, until you visit the ladies' room and are transported to a small town ice cream parlor complete with cow-themed mural painted by someone named ‘Sequoia.’’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.