Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A large number of.‘many a good man has been destroyed by booze’‘John and I have talked about it many a time’
- ‘He has a great voice, really excellent, and he's captured the attention of many a busy pub with his singing.’
- ‘Clearly, Bristol is the place to be, these days, home to many a fine writer.’
- ‘Most of the SUVs sport luxurious interiors, which would put many a family car to shame.’
- ‘The sure-footed animal was easily kept and many a child owed its life to the milk of the humble goat.’
- ‘His kids will be crying as much as mine for many a Christmas to come.’
- ‘Room On The 3rd Floor is going to be the soundtrack to many a teenager's school holiday.’
- ‘And they do it at great personal risk and with a view to saving many a precious life.’
- ‘As for the need to repay one of Ireland's richest men, it can only be assumed that he has granted many a favour down the years.’
- ‘Some had mist-filled eyes while many a countenance went white as a sheet of paper.’
- ‘As a proportion of the electorate, they have a mandate so feeble it would make many a local councillor blush.’
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.