Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An establishment in which tattooing is carried out professionally.‘many tattoo parlors today double as piercing studios’
- ‘Some young sailors, airmen, soldiers or marines see a visit to the tattoo parlour as a rite of passage.’
- ‘An 18-year-old Belgian girl claimed she fell asleep at a tattoo parlor and woke up to find 56 star tattoos on her face.’
- ‘Once surrounded by porn shops and tattoo parlors, it has regained a somewhat gentrified luster in recent years.’
- ‘Nobody from there has ever caught me dancing on a tabletop drunk in a honky tonk or sitting on a guy's Harley outside a tattoo parlor.’
- ‘When I got to the tattoo parlour, it was locked and there was nobody there.’
- ‘There is even a tattoo parlour out back just in case you get inspired and want a bit of flesh art of your own.’
- ‘Police say they spotted him smoking a joint on his way to the subway station to get to work at a Downtown Brooklyn tattoo parlor.’
- ‘It was very late and nobody expected the tattoo parlour to be open for business.’
- ‘The city now has its first professional tattoo parlour.’
- ‘About three doors away from the hotel was a tattoo parlour, but it was closed and everyone was sober.’
- ‘Police were called to the building, which houses a tattoo parlour as well as residents, at 5.30am yesterday.’
- ‘He ran to the nearest tattoo parlour and claimed the phrase as his own, permanently inking it into his flesh.’
- ‘My grandmother is working on her tattoo design, and next time I visit she wants me to take her to a tattoo parlour.’
- ‘He met his hero in Los Angeles and immediately went to a tattoo parlour to have the signature overwritten in permanent ink.’
- ‘Why are there tattoo parlors springing up in trendy neighborhoods?’
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.