Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘The sale provides the opportunity for people to pick up great bargains on a wide range of reading material and children's pre-loved toys.’
- ‘It is also home to the legendary Afflecks Palace from where I have purchased many a pre-loved item in my quest for sartorial elegance.’
- ‘I don't know which book I read that in, but I know where it will be: gathering dust on the shelves of my Country Home, along with a thousand other pre-loved tracts that I deserted when I moved to London a decade or so ago.’
- ‘Using a few pre-loved components, you can put together a basic system for less than the cost of a good quality stand-alone DVD player, and you get to use it for CD's and MP3's too.’
- ‘Everything is pre-loved and not exactly fashionable, but if you look hard enough, and regularly enough, you'll find those little gems that can make your day.’
- ‘She would sit down and read at the Jardins de Luxembourg, meander past the stalls along the river Seine, searching for pre-loved classical books.’
- ‘All are in search of a good bargain - and the hidden treasures amid someone else's discarded pre-loved junk.’
- ‘When I left my book lists at the local shop, I specified that I wanted as many as possible to have been pre-loved.’
- ‘International Food, cakes and preserves, exquisite craft, homemade sweets and lollies, pre-loved clothes and books and heaps more.’
- ‘Your Chanel suit might be pre-loved, but you'll end up looking like a supermodel.’
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.