Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A division of a road marked off with painted lines for use by buses.
- ‘It was assumed that the bus lane is an extra lane added to the main approach to the intersection.’
- ‘The bus lane in Thornton Road is much abused by private motorists, all the time.’
- ‘The bus lane starts at Kingston Hill and runs mainly through London Road to the town centre.’
- ‘A new bus lane and traffic island has proven efficient in reducing traffic, according to de Burca.’
- ‘Mr Lowe was waiting in the bus lane to cross Wellington Road when he was hit by a small, modern hatchback at 4.40 pm.’
- ‘I am pleased they have decided to abolish the scheme and return the road to its original state, removing the bus lane and yellow lines.’
- ‘There is a proposed scheme for a bus lane in Croft Road to help solve this.’
- ‘The shop is situated at 54 Kew Road, Richmond, a red route with a bus lane.’
- ‘What you can also see is a taxi in the middle, stopped across the oncoming lane of traffic, and a security van parked on single yellow lines just after the bus lane.’
- ‘A few days ago, just round the corner from Hackney police station, I noticed a car abandoned, straddling a bus lane and half the pavement.’
- ‘In the morning time the bus lane from Tuam to Galway will have priority and in the evening time the return route will have priority.’
- ‘He said that a designated bus lane in Malton Road should ensure that commuters beat peak traffic congestion and cruise straight into the city.’
- ‘The bus lane on Great North Road will be the longest in New Zealand spanning nine kilometres.’
- ‘A new road scheme will cut 36 seconds from bus journey times by creating a contra-flow bus lane in East Hill, Wandsworth town.’
- ‘If there's a bus lane, then there will be signs telling you what that means too.’
- ‘But I just pedal tentatively down the bus lane, fiddling with the gears.’
- ‘Heworth councillor Ruth Potter said a new bus lane had narrowed Malton Road for cars, creating hazards.’
- ‘The transport minister regretted that public help was not forthcoming to make the dedicated bus lane experiment a success.’
- ‘Every time I use the road I see the bus lane and the speed limits flaunted.’
- ‘Officers propose to build a special bus lane for eastbound services so they do not have to negotiate Winchester's one-way system.’
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.