Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A place providing cheap accommodation, aimed mainly at young people on walking or cycling tours.→ hostel
- ‘In 1985 she made a pilgrimage from a youth hostel in Dublin to the National Gallery of Ireland to view Lady Writing a Letter with her Maid, and last March she was asked to give a talk in the Prado in Madrid.’
- ‘We had been staying at a youth hostel and were on our way back to the train station.’
- ‘My initial response to join a bunch of Japanese adults playing clapping games at a youth hostel was ‘No way.’’
- ‘The students had a brilliant time and the youth hostel has commented on their exemplary behaviour.’
- ‘He'd thought he would easily find a simple youth hostel.’
- ‘No doubt, they are sharing a small room in a youth hostel in each country they hit, given that they are such good gal pals.’
- ‘While looking in store windows near the youth hostel where she was staying, Gallagher spotted some funky handblown-glass jewelry.’
- ‘I could not remain in the main youth hostel, but there was an overflow hostel in another part of the city and I could stay there.’
- ‘The youth hostel had a mandatory all day lockout.’
- ‘I asked him how he knew this girl, and he said he had met her in a youth hostel in Brittany in France.’
- ‘On the Miramare access road is a youth hostel with a location a five-star hotel would die for: overlooking the beach, with its own lively terrace bar.’
- ‘My two new buddies walk me to the youth hostel, which is closed.’
- ‘The 38-year-old former pupil at Colchester's St Helena School was reported missing in February when he failed to return to the youth hostel he was staying in.’
- ‘While staying at a youth hostel, James met Australian traveller, Kristy Ladzik, and after a couple of drunken nights out James suggested they get married as a joke.’
- ‘When I arrived at the youth hostel there was a very strange smell.’
- ‘This is a five star place and some people can't believe that it's a youth hostel.’
- ‘Staying in a youth hostel, I took some food up to Scotland with me.’
- ‘There would be additional employment in the offices, boutiques and a youth hostel.’
- ‘Stay on this as you descend down towards the youth hostel.’
- ‘At 35 € a night per person it's cheaper than the youth hostel.’
[no object] Travel around, staying the night in youth hostels.‘we went youth-hostelling together’
- ‘I'm afraid I was never much good at the 20-something spontaneous inter-railing, hitch-hiking, youth-hostelling thing.’
- ‘I'd already toured the UK by bicycle and had youth-hosteled in Ireland and Switzerland.’
- ‘When I was about 16, I went on a youth-hostelling expedition with some school friends.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.