Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
If you don't make use of a favourable opportunity, you may never get the same chance again.
- ‘There was just so much more to see and do but time and tide wait for no man, and my budget was going on a diet, losing weight fast.’
- ‘Unfortunately, as the old saying goes, time and tide wait for no man.’
- ‘And as Geoff was fond of saying, time and tide wait for no man.’
- ‘But time and tide wait for no man - or ship - and the vessel will be taken up the river Medway, where it will be turned into a bar and restaurant.’
- ‘‘Yes, but let's get moving; time and tide wait for no man, as the saying goes,’ offered Stilwell.’
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.