One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Very good; excellent.‘we had a bosting time’
- ‘We had a bostin' time.’
- ‘Doncaster suggested smart; Londoners buff; Midlanders bostin; and the Scots stoater.’
- ‘Regional dialects are as bostin, chuffed and made up as at any time in history, according to preliminary findings.’
1970s: probably a dialect pronunciation of bursting or busting.
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.