Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Dirty or unpleasant activities are also lucrative.
- ‘Oscar Brogden has proved that where there's muck there's brass by salvaging 1,000 bicycles from Manchester's bins.’
- ‘The old phrase ‘where there's muck there's brass’ rings true for a pioneering Bradford firm after profits increased by more than a third.’
- ‘‘You have to roll your sleeves up and say ‘where there's muck there's brass’.’’
- ‘It used to be said that where there's muck there's brass, but here's an updated adage: where there's a publicly owned body there's money to be made.’
- ‘Unbelievably, this mountain of narcotics had been found in bins, but then, as the saying goes - where there's muck there's brass.’
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.