Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for snot-nosed
- ‘No, I was a snotty-nosed kid around the pool in Townsville when Talbot brought the kids up there.’
- ‘I just have very little tolerance for those that act like snotty-nosed little boys when things don't their way.’
- ‘I was the snotty-nosed kid who raided your refrigerator at 1am.’
- ‘People would know me from when I was a snotty-nosed young fella.’
- ‘Imagine the band's shock when they gazed out across the crowd and instead of a wild-haired, mad-eyed, snotty-nosed insurrectionist rabble, they were greeted by nice smiles, polite applause and row upon row of well-pressed T-shirts.’
- ‘So, it was with some trepidation that I offered to expose myself to a department of the snotty-nosed blighters little darlings, even with pay.’
- ‘We're now plunging headlong into September, a month forever associated with tumbling leaves, bracing walks with large dogs and the slow arrival of snotty-nosed children onto school playgrounds.’
- ‘Only a couple were the snotty-nosed women that used to be typical of estate agents anywhere in the Kingdom.’
- ‘Every snotty-nosed kid, every whingeing teacher, every bad egg sandwich from the canteen, we get to hear about it.’
- ‘She was trying to sound like those snotty-nosed Brits!’
- ‘She probably is a lovely girl and shouldn't waste her time on snotty-nosed people like you that think they're high and mighty in comparison.’
- ‘He always made time to sign autographs and have a chat to snotty-nosed kids like myself.’
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.