Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An exciting book.
- ‘Brown has created the veritable page-turner, a book that moves at a breakneck speed along the edge of a cliff.’
- ‘I've read them all, and most of those page-turners kept me awake far too late, too often.’
- ‘Overall, it was a gripping story, and obviously a page-turner that raises some interesting ethical questions.’
- ‘She needed escape, a page-turner that wasn't so intense that it would stress her out, so romantic that she'd fall apart, or so violent she'd lose sleep.’
- ‘The reader will need a chapter or two to fall into the rhythm of the dialect, but the book quickly becomes a page-turner.’
- ‘What makes a novel a page-turner, besides a great story line, is pacing.’
- ‘But it is also a highly enjoyable read - one might even say it's a page-turner, if books of this genre are permitted to be labeled as such.’
- ‘Overall, the story was quite a page-turner (I read through it during my lunch breaks over 3 days), and I will probably read it again in the near future.’
- ‘Quirky features like these make the novel a real page-turner.’
- ‘I thought at first that it was quite a page-turner, but eventually I found myself yearning for the end to come.’
- ‘Journals is actually quite an invasive read, but there is no doubt it's a compulsive page-turner.’
- ‘It is a stunning book, a page-turner and thought-provoker.’
- ‘Even though we know the outcome, the story is a page-turner.’
- ‘It's certainly a page-turner, despite the sometimes flat tone of the writing; there's a eyebrow raising passage every two pages.’
- ‘Captivating writing on such diverse topics makes this book a page-turner.’
- ‘What makes a page-turner, an irresistible read, a story or book that you can't put down?’
- ‘As in all the chapters, David (a photo editor and avid photographer) maintains the excitement visually with pictures and page designs that make such a book a page-turner.’
- ‘She says it's an incredible page-turner that's kept her reading late at night four nights in a row, as she simply couldn't put it down.’
- ‘As such, his book is a wonderful gift - a page-turner that teaches, using words and images that stick in the mind.’
- ‘In the end, what really makes this book a page-turner is the nagging question of what happened to Gabriella Hartman.’
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.