Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for stopover
- ‘The group toured the stately home before they explored Castle Howard's grounds during their three-hour stop-off.’
- ‘Essentially this is an elegant, elongated pub crawl, involving long yomps amid the beautiful dales, with stop-offs at the area's best pubs.’
- ‘Over the years it has expanded steadily to become the world's biggest beer festival, spanning 16 days, a required stop-off for celebrities and back-packing tourists.’
- ‘His former home in Mengstrasse has been converted into a museum and bookshop, and is a popular stop-off for tour groups.’
- ‘The Dominican Republic is usually Haiti's quiet neighbour on the island of Hispaniola, known mostly as a pleasant stop-off on a Caribbean cruise.’
- ‘It is a favourite honeymoon and wedding destination and a regular stop-off for round-the-world-ticket travellers.’
- ‘The eight-month holiday was to take them to Australia, New Zealand and America starting with a month-long stop-off on the paradise island of Bali.’
- ‘By the Monday morning, the combination of a 20-hour flight to the Philippines, via a stop-off in Singapore, and the best part of two days of celebrations are starting to take their toll.’
- ‘Following my two-week stop-off for repairs in the Canaries, the boat has never been better.’
- ‘Greg is on a somewhat circuitous route to see Scotland, with stop-offs in Barcelona, Madrid, Salamanca and Porto before getting to Braga, where the match is being played.’
- ‘Of course, Ballybunion will be packed for the week and it will also be a big week for the bars in Lisselton as the North Kerry village is a popular stop-off place for racegoers on their journey to and from the races.’
- ‘A route is being finalised but Mr Bantick hopes to cycle about ten to 15 miles of the town making stop-offs to collect donations.’
- ‘Among his many stop-offs was a very memorable visit to Sligo where he spent a night in a B&B in Strandhill and sampled the nightlife in The Strand Bar.’
- ‘Daily stop-offs allow you to explore the monuments before returning to your ship and a good evening's entertainment.’
- ‘The trip will take around 12 days as Simon plans to make several stop-offs at camp sites and hostels across Europe and once he arrives in late August will be taking lessons to learn the language.’
- ‘In two weeks I will be in mid-air somewhere over the US as I wing my way to New Zealand - with a stop-off in Los Angeles on the way.’
- ‘We knew there would be a stop-off at Munich for refuelling.’
- ‘This year the Irish stop-off brought some of Europe's top sailors to West Kerry.’
- ‘The trip went so well, the school is organising another one to Normandy next year with a stop-off in Paris.’
- ‘I would suggest that readers are wary of flights that involve a stop-off in Europe.’
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.