Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
To some degree:‘Richard was something of an expert at the game’
- ‘It feels like there's something of a production line going on with Scottish actors.’
- ‘There's something of the wizard in his bearing and you find yourself wanting to listen.’
- ‘What followed is something of a blur, of being led by the hand from bar to bar.’
- ‘He also seems to be a bit of a philosopher, which must be something of a prerequisite in his position.’
- ‘The couple met in Scotland about five years ago and Annabel has become something of a muse for him.’
- ‘I think Cameron could be at the forefront of something of a revival for us northerly types.’
- ‘My friends think he is something of a bounder but he says it is totally out of character for him to behave in this way.’
- ‘Both play for Saracens and they have formed something of a mutual admiration society.’
- ‘In the tourism business, holidays in the desert are something of a final frontier.’
- ‘The city's most marketable tourist site has something of a classical air about it.’
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.