Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Set a different time for:‘management would have retimed jobs and cut the piece rates’
- ‘So we are now re-timing trains to leave from Edinburgh five minutes earlier which means we have time to add to the other side.’
- ‘Caribbean Star Airlines is adding daily service from Georgetown, Guyana, to Bridgetown, Barbados, as well as re-timing the existing flight schedule to allow round-trip connections to London.’
- ‘I don't know about your oven, but ours didn't have a 10-hour time setting, so I had to re-time the oven every 90 minutes.’
- ‘Trains between Southport, Wigan Wallgate and Piccadilly will be diverted and re-timed and will not call at Westhoughton and Bolton tonight and tomorrow.’
- ‘There are just a few journeys that do not run any more but many of the others have been re-timed completely.’
- ‘Traffic engineers will now be re-timing traffic lights in order to minimise waiting times.’
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.