Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A turn that brings a person's front to face the way their left side did before:‘take a left turn into Cumberland Road’
- ‘The person at the front of the lane didn't have their signal on, so I passed right along the side of them and took the left turn.’
- ‘Older people have most accidents making left turns against oncoming traffic.’
- ‘Traffic lights were green with a sign indicating that traffic making a left turn should give way.’
- ‘Respite comes with a sharp left turn onto a flatter section, giving views of Loch Long.’
- ‘However, to assist traffic flow, only left turns will be allowed.’
- ‘He adds that the traffic police should disallow left turns on some intersections of the road.’
- ‘Austin made the left turn onto Juliet's residential street, taking in the familiarity.’
- ‘This time the operator was a bit of a maniac, getting mad at the idiots driving their cars in front of the streetcar to make a left turn.’
- ‘If you're going towards the north from Castries take a left turn at the traffic lights.’
- ‘Jean-Denis Viens, 23, was being pulled over for an illegal left turn in Gatineau.’
- ‘Please refer to the driver's manual in regards in how to make a left turn at a green light.’
- ‘Lindsay learned to make left turns and U turns frequently so as to force the followers to do the same and to expose themselves.’
- ‘The car kept its speed, turning off onto a side street and making a hard left turn into a deserted parking lot.’
- ‘Ms. Mitchell says she entered the intersection for a left turn on a green light behind one or two other cars.’
- ‘On a one-way street, I pulled over to the left to make a left turn.’
- ‘While no right turn on the speedway will be allowed, free left turns will allow unhampered flow of traffic, he said.’
- ‘Ashlei finally pulled the car onto the off ramp and made the left turn towards the mall.’
- ‘He flipped the turn signal on to make a left turn to Veronica's house.’
- ‘At that point, instead of making a right turn, she made a left turn and covered this up.’
- ‘The traffic light was slow to let him take the left turn that was needed to return to the station with his prisoners.’
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.