Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1An advertising poster, especially for a theater performance.
- ‘A Sixties Night Out features The Fortunes and The Ivy League, two vocal harmony bands who are still topping show bills, playing their hits and more.’
- ‘Shown infrequently at first, movies earned a regular place on Ontario vaudeville show bills over the next 10 years.’
- ‘The Duke has some show bills with the plays and prices on them; they go about putting them up around town.’
- ‘Consult your show bill for entry fees, grounds fees, number fees, and other costs you might incur.’
- 1.1 A listing of events at a horse show.‘Horse & Pony Association show bill’
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.