Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[often as exclamation] Excellent.‘here in 24 whizzo pages is The Story of Monetary Policy’
- ‘But this year I've been given some whizzo presents (not one watch - can you Adam and Eve it?) which required a more proactive approach.’
- ‘These boys from California probably thought it was bit of a wizzo idea to take their name from Tolkien's masterpiece for your up and coming heavy metal rock band.’
- ‘So any whizzo socialist spending schemes Brown may entertain will need to be paid for by cuts.’
- ‘‘I also liked the look of Trafficmaster which is having a whizzo time with its electronic maps in cars,’ he said.’
- ‘Eric said the water ruined their electronic wizzo till, affected the overhead lights and doused the cigarette and sweet stock.’
- ‘When it was discovered that nobody liked watching them, the channel had the whizzo idea of buying well-made, grown-up TV shows from America like ER, Ally McBeal and Frasier.’
- ‘Of course, Intel don't expect you to be buying this motherboard intending to use the on-board video to replace your whizzo video card.’
- ‘This whizzo gadget can monitor 8 temperatures and control 8 fans automatically according to temperature.’
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
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