Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A statute prescribing a period of limitation for the bringing of actions of certain kinds.
- ‘The defense held that even if there was proof of genocide, to charge the defendants now violated the statute of limitations.’
- ‘Shouldn't there be a statute of limitations on intellectual property when something becomes entrenched in culture?’
- ‘The statute of limitations for libel in England is one year, giving O'Reilly only 76 more days to file.’
- ‘As far as I can see the American doctors aren't as brazen as their Australian cousins in calling for a statute of limitations on tort claims.’
- ‘Under Italian law, the statute of limitations means that, after a long period of time since the offence, the conviction is quashed.’
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.