Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A person or a shop selling newspapers and magazines.
- ‘Profile is being sold through outlets of WH Smith and at other newsagents throughout the North West.’
- ‘The winner could be anyone, from a newsagent in York city centre, to an off-licence in Pickering or a petrol station in Selby.’
- ‘One boy went into a newsagent's shop and saw a magazine with a free gift attached to the cover.’
- ‘Every newsagent or corner store is full of an enormous choice of these, and they are inexpensive.’
- ‘State of the Arts is sold in select newsagents and bookshops nationally.’
- ‘He enjoyed walking to the newsagent every morning to buy a newspaper.’
- ‘About 50 traders such as butchers, bakers and newsagents close each week.’
- ‘But, once again, newsagents are a really cheap but potentially effective marketing tool.’
- ‘Point of sale was overlooked, leaving newsagents in the dark about the latest addition to the market.’
- ‘The book will be on sale at newsagents and supermarkets as well as through charities, schools and community groups.’
- ‘Ten retailers, including supermarkets and newsagents, have pledged their support to the appeal.’
- ‘As well as tobacconists and newsagents, these shops also function as bars and cafes.’
- ‘I live in fear of missing editions; I take strange routes to work that take in good newsagents and bookshops.’
- ‘We sell some copies through newsagents, but most are sold by supporters.’
- ‘Other suppliers, such as newsagents, will only be able to sell them during limited periods.’
- ‘It's only 99p if you want to go out and buy a print copy and available from all good newsagents and some supermarkets.’
- ‘The shop used to be a newsagent and the move sparked objections from residents, who got up a petition to fight it.’
- ‘At ten to nine pretty much the only shops open are bakers and newsagents.’
- ‘It is available from all newsagents, supermarkets and filling stations in the town.’
- ‘How can newsagents or bookshop managers possibly vet everything that they sell?’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.