Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Excellent:‘a truly def tattoo’
excellent, wonderful, marvellous, magnificent, superb, splendid, glorious, sublime, lovely, delightful, first-class, first-rate, outstandingView synonyms
- ‘I had to admit that ‘Fight for Your Right ‘was pretty def and all, but c'mon, this wasn't serious music.’
1980s: probably an alteration of death (used in Jamaican English as an intensifier), or shortened from definitive or definite.
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.