Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A bus seating up to about twenty-five passengers.
- ‘That and the end of an eight - year boom in manoeuvrable small midibuses manufactured at Scarborough and long favoured by bus operators, finally put the nail in the coffin of the town's biggest employer.’
- ‘Four midibuses will operate on a non-profit basis using routes determined by local folk and linking with the Clitheroe Interchange for connections to train services.’
- ‘The environmentally-friendly Metro system, which includes 53 single-deckers, 12 double-deckers and 33 shorter midibuses, cost the company £11m.’
- ‘The levelling out of an eight-year boom in small midibuses manufactured at Scarborough also took its toll.’
- ‘Bowland Transit, funded by the Countryside Agency and Lancashire County Council, will provide a fleet of midibuses for residents in hard-to-reach villages.’
- ‘First sales of midibuses - such as those built in Yorkshire - are levelling off after a decade of considerable growth.’
- ‘In total 53 single-deckers, 12 double-deckers and 33 midibuses - shorter buses more adept at running on housing estates - will offer customers a more comfortable, spacious, relaxing, quiet and smooth journey.’
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.