Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Produce something rapidly without preparation or attention to detail.
- ‘No time wasted with string sections or French-horn charts here - once Roberts has the song in his head, he just wants to bash it out.’
- ‘I used to bash them out on a manual typewriter, photocopy them and distribute.’
- ‘As far as melodies and lyrics are concerned, I think Andy was happy for me to bash things out and then give an opinion or advice on how things might progress, which was important.’
- ‘However its a good idea to bash them out yourself, it allows you to experiment quickly and cheaply, testing out different versions of how a scene may look and play on camera.’
- ‘Then again, it's just as great to be The Rolling Stones and go into a room and bash it out.’
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.