Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Of a somewhat unusual or inferior kind:‘the training camp actually became a tourist attraction of sorts’
- ‘The campaign is also a ready reckoner of sorts for those who are still not sure of traffic rules and signs.’
- ‘Red House is a museum of sorts furnished as it was like in the mid 1800's with a very good, well stocked garden.’
- ‘I was at a party of sorts at the weekend, although it was an older persons party.’
- ‘I'm going to have to come up with a game of sorts with rules and things.’
- ‘Then came some more shocking photos and an apology of sorts on Thursday.’
- ‘He clearly feels the fame, of sorts, now conferred upon him is unwarranted.’
- ‘It would be reasonable to conclude Princess Diaries 2 offered a refuge of sorts.’
- ‘On the fourth day of Eid, one of my uncles absolutely insisted on a family reunion of sorts at his house.’
- ‘Then the veteran of the Canadian metal scene then went on a sabbatical of sorts.’
- ‘They met on Easter Sunday, 1995, a day which marks a resurrection of sorts for Barker.’
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.