Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A list of the names and addresses of people to whom advertising matter, information, or other material may be mailed regularly.
- ‘The irony is that most consumers are happy to see their names included on mailing lists.’
- ‘Stores will send you promotions in their newsletters along with special discounts for being on their mailing lists.’
- ‘After some failed attempts to get off their mailing list, he decided to take matters into his own hands.’
- ‘Their names and contact information must be included in the mailing list for the September magazine.’
- ‘About 80 teenagers are on a mailing list for information about the progress of the skateboarding area.’
- ‘For more details or to be put on the mailing list for local event information, contact Lisa Clift.’
- ‘With a mailing list members send e-mails to a central computer which then mails them to every other member.’
- ‘I'm picking up my email on the web this week and next, which has reminded me of all the mass mailing lists I'm on.’
- ‘The vast majority of sites gave users no choice about inclusion on mailing lists or having their name passed on to affiliates or third parties.’
- ‘Anyone whose address is known by one of these companies may receive mail for years afterwards because their mailing lists are passed around.’
- ‘If you post messages to popular mailing lists or put your email address on web pages, you dramatically increase the chances that you'll get a lot of spam.’
- ‘In the past few years he has gathered 150,000 names from telephone directories and mailing lists.’
- ‘Customers are able to register for specialised mailing lists so they can receive news and sale updates when items of interest come up for sale.’
- ‘One of the major sources of mailing lists for those who send out spam is addresses posted on websites.’
- ‘The use of mass mailing lists within companies means that lots of people get mail that has nothing to do with them.’
- ‘Managing mailing lists of the names of the key individuals who already were, or might become, clients was an important management process.’
- ‘For years I have only used the address for mailing lists.’
- ‘In direct mail, a mailing list is not just a way of reaching your market - it is the market.’
- ‘Once you have registered on the mailing list, information on the availability of applications will be emailed to you.’
- ‘It is also important to understand that a database is not just another name for a mailing list.’
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.