Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Exactly right in tone, mood, or pitch.‘a pitch-perfect, hilarious sendup of a Ken Burns–style documentary’
- ‘It was pretty close to (though not quite) pitch-perfect as a movie.’
- ‘From those first days in Mexico, I knew I would never achieve the pitch-perfect lucidity that whistled through his work.’
- ‘They've been known to perform pitch-perfect imitations of explosions, revving motorcycles and flushing urinals.’
- ‘Yes, the film appeals as a pitch-perfect period piece that captures the anti-style and anti-authoritarian ethos of the Seventies.’
- ‘That title, with its pitch-perfect inflection of 1970s Conceptualism, sets us up for Kelley's variation on a modernist grid painting.’
- ‘It was the pure, unconflicted, pitch-perfect voice of the world's newest global empire.’
- ‘In a time of epics, Pirates of the Caribbean managed to bring together real humans, CG fun, outsized proportion and pitch-perfect performances across the board.’
- ‘The note continues that ‘Like a best friend, the network always delivers, and its emotional menu is pitch-perfect.’’
- ‘His tone was pitch-perfect and his message was clear: ‘We can do better!’’
- ‘Harrison's pitch-perfect timing as Higgins (singing live only enhances his performance) keeps things moving briskly: we both love and hate his bluster.’
- ‘I saw them years ago, but they have truly honed their pitch-perfect reproduction since.’
- ‘The pitch-perfect acting performances, particularly by J. Evan Bonifant and Barbara Garrick (who plays his mother), cement the realism of the tale.’
- ‘It's not quite, and the band really came closer to that conceit with May's pitch-perfect Lovers Need Lawyers EP.’
- ‘I actually enjoyed the much-maligned Primary Colors because I think it was pitch-perfect about contemporary ‘Democrats’ in the USA.’
- ‘But it wasn't pitch-perfect crooning that made the daughter of Ol’ Blue Eyes such an icon.’
- ‘Wretchard of The Belmont Club has a pitch-perfect take on next Monday's launch of Bert Rutan's Spaceship One.’
- ‘Harmon's pitch-perfect delivery sells almost every line in the film, as when one student asks what's in it for them by studying and Harmon shoots back, ‘Literacy?’’
- ‘Jim Carrey in the lead and a pitch-perfect supporting cast that includes Martin Landau make their characters' hopes, fears and flaws undoubtedly clear.’
- ‘As mountaineering survival stories go, this is the destroyer of its class: an incredible climbing epic in the hands of a pitch-perfect writer.’
- ‘His years of transmitting oral traditions into written language have left him with a pitch-perfect ear.’
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.