Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Earning or providing good pay:‘a well-paid job’
- ‘In times gone by, appointments were also perceived as rewards for people retiring from well-paid jobs.’
- ‘My main income is two pensions, but my wife has a well-paid job and is willing to finance the building through a personal loan.’
- ‘All four have smart apartments, great clothes and well-paid jobs, but their independence makes relationships hard.’
- ‘Some of those who are leaving are only too delighted to return to well-paid, secure jobs in Ireland.’
- ‘It is only natural to hope our sons and daughters will get good marks in their exams, and go on to secure fulfilling and well-paid jobs.’
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.