Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[usually as modifier] The central part of a city between the downtown and uptown areas.‘a huge midtown apartment’
- ‘Jody named a rival restaurateur, a successful meat mogul who owned several midtown steakhouses.’
- ‘The church building is located in the historic midtown section of the city.’
- ‘At the time it was the largest deal ever done in London's midtown area.’
- ‘Folks on their way to work stride down a midtown block in silent competition with all the other fast walkers.’
- ‘Unbearably smitten, Oscar flees his father's Thanksgiving party to drown his sorrows in a midtown bar.’
- ‘Martz leaves her midtown office and walks five minutes to her apartment.’
- ‘The midtown facility will reopen in September with a show from the permanent collection.’
- ‘Anyway, she works out in a midtown gym, and sources say the former faux glamour gal looks better than ever.’
- ‘The setting of the poem is a midtown bar where the poet sits musing dispiritedly about the onset of WWII.’
- ‘I have also noticed that in midtown office buildings, men will step aside for women to both enter and exit elevators ahead of them.’
- ‘Very opposite in style and feel is the Vogel garden in the midtown business area of the city.’
- ‘Except for a slightly angled roof that glints on the west end, it looks like it might have been part of this midtown neighborhood for some time.’
- ‘On one of my first visits, I lingered for an hour or so in the lounge with a group of more or less stodgy midtown friends.’
- ‘Sprinting to the midtown office of a friend, I knew the race was on.’
- ‘My new office is on Park Avenue, in the midtown area.’
- ‘The site is adjacent to Times Square and within the midtown business district.’
- ‘And then I remembered David, my former student who I'd run into in midtown three weeks earlier.’
- ‘Tonight, though, Lauren and I gazed upon you at your midtown location while we studied for the bar.’
- ‘Just a few days ago, the Detroit Free Press published statistics on the income of residents of the city's midtown area.’
- ‘The gallery remained a key midtown venue until she retired in 1995 and closed the space.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.