Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A television programme in which ordinary people are continuously filmed, designed to be entertaining rather than informative:‘a reality show following young people who are trying to become professional athletes’
- ‘There is something very special about the first season of a reality show with such an original premise.’
- ‘Just as reality shows get more and more inane, comedy seems to be increasingly well crafted.’
- ‘She and four others responded to an ad for a local reality show.’
- ‘The first seasons of reality shows are almost always the best.’
- ‘Now that I have been behind the scenes of a reality show all the others have lost their lustre.’
- ‘I don't watch reality shows at all.’
- ‘Reality shows take the pressure off producers to produce high-class intelligent drama, or comedy, or something avant-garde and out there.’
- ‘The best reality shows leave viewers hungering for more knowledge about the contestants.’
- ‘It starts off as a straightforward reality show following three couples as they break up and enter the New York City dating scene once again.’
- ‘This may well be the first time that a reality show actually did something useful.’
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.