Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An indelible marker pen.
- ‘To alleviate some of the problems, I have taken a few steps that others may profit from, including the use of a black Magic Marker and setting a high intensity lamp on the table during play.’
- ‘To anyone unfamiliar with them, geological maps can look like the work of a child who went crazy with Magic Markers, using every possible hue in seemingly random patterns.’
- ‘But I think maybe cutting the keyhole in the front of my T-shirt and drawing arrows on it with Magic Marker pointing to the wound was perhaps a little over the top.’
- ‘Turning to the easel, he pulled a Magic Marker from the aluminum edge and drew three circles in blue ink on the white board.’
- ‘She made 340 portraits of blood relatives on her mother's side, carried out as more or less instantaneous caricatures in Magic Marker.’
- ‘Rather than waste a couple hundred yen on makeup, the filmmakers superimposed a squiggly Magic Marker line to represent the reptile.’
- ‘We're still trying to scrub the Magic Marker off the walls and furniture.’
- ‘She baked at night in her dorm room and made her own labels with colored paper and Magic Markers.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.