Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Excellent.‘for a novice, he has done a bang-up job’
- ‘Depardieu is Bernard, the errant spouse in question, and as always this actor does a bang-up job of playing the mop-haired alpha male, forced to accept the all but intolerable burden of being superior.’
- ‘Frank is initially a little jealous of his son's new father-figure, but being the all-around bang-up guy that he is, he encourages Danny to get along with Rick for the sake of a peaceful home life.’
- ‘I didn't enter anything this week, and Inscrutable American did a bang-up job in presenting the entries.’
- ‘Houston is short on good Greek food, and I always figured that peer pressure from the city's close-knit Greek community virtually guaranteed bang-up food from this proud, energetic clan.’
- ‘Obviously this is creepy and idiotic, and the First Amendment Project is (as usual) doing a bang-up job bringing these issues to the public.’
- ‘Katherine Isabelle is making a mark for herself as the wise-beyond-her-years sarcastic adolescent, and again she delivers a bang-up job.’
- ‘Oh, I think you do a bang-up job of that all on your own.’
- ‘In spite of that, they do a bang-up job with what they've got.’
- ‘I mentioned recently that Brash has done a bang-up job of blending the economic liberalism and social conservatism required for a successful National party leader.’
- ‘But we wondered how the Minnesota Department of Transportation could do such a bang-up job building its first rail line while conspiring, it seemed, to keep its location a secret.’
- ‘Signs of global reflation are definitely in the air - credit spreads are narrowing; junk bonds are having a bang-up year; submerging markets have turned back into emerging ones.’
- ‘He can definitely feed and bathe himself and no doubt do a bang-up job of protecting his young from tigers, but let's face it: Evan is simple folk.’
- ‘I hear you are doing a bang-up job down there in Sicily.’
- ‘And they're doing a bang-up job: Corporations are currently turning over 30 percent less of their profits to the taxman than they did 20 years ago.’
- ‘Morgan, my other friend San, Morgan's parents, Morgan's two brothers, Morgan's friend Jane from the other Junior High, and I did a bang-up job.’
- ‘Short on the ‘why,’ Public Enemies does a bang-up job on the ‘how.’’
- ‘The final featurette, ‘The Craft of SCTV,’ does a bang-up job of championing the most unsung heroes of the series: the make-up and costuming people.’
- ‘When Jason Cross joined us, we stuffed a lab bench into his office, and he's done a bang-up job of turning it into a mini-lab.’
- ‘Instead he's given the keys to newcomer Stephanie Dupont, and while she's still getting the hang of the whole blogging thing, I can safely say she's doing a bang-up job.’
- ‘Rebecca Taylor consistently does bang-up business, something that is sure to continue when this spring 2004 collection hits the racks in late winter - early spring’
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.