Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘At the end of the day, we can't force them to open it, but we can stop them doing this.’
- ‘Police say it is a vicious circle, if we arrest and fine them they can't pay the fines.’
- ‘It is good for kids to know that they can't always win in sport, in games and in life.’
- ‘I do wonder why people can't just accept that we all want to worship God in our own ways?’
- ‘There comes a point where you can't work any harder and you have to look at other things.’
- ‘Donna has been ill through all this and Emily can't work as she has to look after her.’
- ‘He seems to have had so much Botox injected that he can't move his top lip at all or his forehead.’
- ‘If savings must be made why can't they start at the top instead of the bottom every time?’
- ‘Scratch my head as I may, I can't come up with a poem that does it in a way that suits my mood.’
- ‘The bottom line of what is being said here is still why can't women be more like men?’
- ‘She needs a fence as she has been burgled twice and her children can't play out there.’
- ‘It just blew me away and I can't be grateful enough to my brother who bought it for me.’
- ‘You know you have those days when you just can't get rid of a particular song from your head?’
- ‘It is also a problem for plumbing students who can't find firms ready to take them on.’
- ‘I can't do any more to save the company money and rid the area of the blot on the landscape.’
- ‘We feel that we can't ban all headwear as some people wear them as part of their culture.’
- ‘Norris is only four months old and he can't fly very far because he gets easily tired.’
- ‘If you can't pop along to see it, you can check it out from the comfort of your own home with the web cam.’
- ‘We can't just come off stage and go to our hotel rooms and be quiet, that's just not us.’
- ‘The first law of tax relief is that you can't get the relief if you don't pay the tax.’
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