Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
From one's starting point to one's destination.‘most road atlases will get you from A to B’
- ‘Ask the ‘British Bobby’ for the nearest toilet or how to get from A to B, it is all part of his job.’
- ‘The drivers are not concentrating and just going from A to B to distribute the goods.’
- ‘We need to put all the other things to one side and get from A to B safely at the appropriate speed.’
- ‘People who need to travel from A to B will take an alternative route.’
- ‘You could go from A to B directly, walking fast, neglecting the scenery, or instead you could choose to take your time.’
- ‘How else would you get someone from A to B unless you've used an airplane?’
- ‘As well as finding you the best way from A to B, the operators can also provide an emergency and breakdown service.’
- ‘It must also be rather boring and predictable sailing directly and single-mindedly from A to B to C.’
- ‘I wanted to show people how to get from A to B in your life.’
- ‘She said: ‘People will still be able to get from A to B - it may just take them that bit longer.’’
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.