Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An exciting book.
- ‘Even though we know the outcome, the story is a page-turner.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘It's certainly a page-turner, despite the sometimes flat tone of the writing; there's a eyebrow raising passage every two pages.’
- ‘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 page-turner, an irresistible read, a story or book that you can't put down?’
- ‘What makes a novel a page-turner, besides a great story line, is pacing.’
- ‘Journals is actually quite an invasive read, but there is no doubt it's a compulsive page-turner.’
- ‘I thought at first that it was quite a page-turner, but eventually I found myself yearning for the end to come.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘In the end, what really makes this book a page-turner is the nagging question of what happened to Gabriella Hartman.’
- ‘Overall, it was a gripping story, and obviously a page-turner that raises some interesting ethical questions.’
- ‘I've read them all, and most of those page-turners kept me awake far too late, too often.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘Brown has created the veritable page-turner, a book that moves at a breakneck speed along the edge of a cliff.’
- ‘It is a stunning book, a page-turner and thought-provoker.’
- ‘Quirky features like these make the novel a real page-turner.’
- ‘Captivating writing on such diverse topics makes this book a page-turner.’
- ‘As such, his book is a wonderful gift - a page-turner that teaches, using words and images that stick in the mind.’
- ‘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.’
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.