Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Developing rapidly and successfully; thriving.‘a flourishing career’
- ‘Both can be important constituents of a flourishing life.’
- ‘He came to San Francisco in 1951 at the height of a flourishing jazz scene.’
- ‘Even larger journals with flourishing revenue streams might be adversely affected.’
- ‘Still on a high from the previous weeks performance against Carrickcruppen, Whitecross continued in a similar flourishing form against the Lurgan club.’
- ‘The most flourishing modern art establishment in the world today is the Tate in London.’
- ‘In 1960 he moved to Cornwall, where a flourishing art community had developed around the small sea-side town of St Ives.’
- ‘There is also a flourishing trade of used equipment here.’
- ‘The school is in a very flourishing condition, with an average attendance of sixty-five.’
- ‘Popular culture is now a flourishing area of research.’
- ‘Within a year, Anderson had a flourishing business.’
- ‘This area is known to have supported a flourishing culture in the centuries preceding Christianity.’
- ‘Clearly, no amount of planning guarantees a flourishing institution or a successful presidency.’
- ‘The Andrews family lived on the Huirangi property, which had flourishing gardens.’
- ‘Amsterdam, the flourishing center of international maritime trade, was an ideal location for a collector of natural curios.’
- ‘The flourishing black market, which the Germans found impossible to suppress, was a lifeline for many.’
- ‘Many universities already have flourishing programmes to help forge links with local schools.’
- ‘Famous outside of Asia for its martial arts films, 1960s Hong Kong cinema also saw a flourishing musical genre.’
- ‘Howard is not about to do anything to upset these flourishing relations.’
- ‘The year 2003 is shaping up to be a banner twelve months for the flourishing world of the genre small press.’
- ‘Berlin was an inveterate correspondent, living during the last great flourishing of letter writing.’
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.