Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(in the UK) a foreign minister.
- ‘The countries' Foreign Secretaries will join the talks on the third day.’
- ‘The Prime Minister and the Foreign Secretary are extremely experienced politicians.’
- ‘And the Foreign Secretary turned his fire on Tory calls for a referendum on the constitution.’
- ‘It was in June this year that the Foreign Secretaries of both the countries met in New Delhi and discussed Peace and Security, confidence building measures and Jammu and Kashmir.’
- ‘It was the intervention of his Foreign Secretary, Lord Halifax, which convinced him of the necessity of abandoning the policy.’
- ‘And that not only the Party Chairman must apologise but the Foreign Secretary and the Prime Minister himself.’
- ‘On his first weekend in office as Foreign Secretary he promised an ethical foreign policy.’
- ‘He had undertaken a correspondence with the Foreign Office on China and his ideas had impressed the new Foreign Secretary.’
- ‘The Foreign Secretary was forced to drop sections of an address to parliament that warned of the dangers of being left out of the single currency.’
- ‘So it all dovetails rather neatly in this week's London conference, chaired by the Prime Minister and the Foreign Secretary.’
- ‘You have said we accused the Prime Minister, the Foreign Secretary and other ministers of lying.’
- ‘The former Foreign Secretary and leader of the House of Commons, was speaking during a visit to Nelson for a public question and answer session.’
- ‘Although the Cabinet is collectively responsible for policy, much is actually left to the Prime Minister and Foreign Secretary.’
- ‘Not only did the Foreign Secretary require a lengthy recovery, but the Prime Minister himself soon suffered a stroke.’
- ‘The previous Home Secretary - now the Foreign Secretary - was clear about the issue.’
- ‘In fairness to the Foreign Secretary, the shift undertaken by ministers is one dictated by practicality.’
- ‘Yes, there have been protestations of innocence from our own Foreign Secretary, and an outright denial from the President.’
- ‘At a private viewing on Friday the Foreign Secretary will be able to select his favourite self-image to keep, as a thank you gift.’
- ‘The British Foreign Secretary has claimed that Britain is to blame for problems around the world due to its past colonial policy.’
- ‘He will be regarded as one of the great Foreign Secretaries, not just from the Labour Party, but of any party.’
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.