Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Used to draw attention to a joke or amusing statement, or to express amusement.‘I love how you said ‘coffee is not my cup of tea’. LOL!’
- ‘Keep up the good work guys (lol).’
- ‘His mother is one of my teachers. lol.’
- ‘Crisps, chocolate and biscuits are a must in our house lol.’
- ‘Hehehahaha LOL what a riot!’
- ‘I'll try my best to make it seem like I'm not because, well, I'm really not, lol.’
- ‘I think the translator confused spirit with alcohol LOL!’
- ‘LOL whatever that virus is, I have it too.’
- ‘LOL, that was a hilarious story.’
- ‘We had originally thought we could put together a viable project in 6 months (LOL).’
- ‘I've no clue whether the last chapter or this make sense but I hope they do, lol!’
- ‘That's so cool that you got to ride on an elephant, lol!’
- ‘This week alone I haven't gotten home earlier than 6 lol.’
- ‘Well, you asked for it lol.’
- ‘You know you've been out of school a long time when the thought of your first reading assignment gets you all excited - LOL.’
- ‘LOL I feel like a kid in a candy shop.’
- ‘lol i think thats a gr8 title personally!’
- ‘I'm pretty upbeat, and have been described as a "sometimes goth chick" before, LOL.’
- ‘Mmmmm, I probably shouldn't go into details, LOL.’
- ‘And Johnny most likely got his good looks from some other relative, lol.’
- ‘LOL, this is an email which has been floating around on the 'net for quite awhile.’
Laugh audibly or be amused.‘I literally LOL'd when the updates popped up’‘I was LOLing at the teeny tiny little sign’
1980s: abbreviation of laughing out loud or laugh out loud.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.