Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Sexually attractive.‘she was voted best female solo artist and the most fanciable female’
good-looking, attractive, nice-looking, handsome, lovely, beautiful, pretty, as pretty as a picture, stunning, striking, arresting, prepossessing, winning, fetching, captivating, bewitching, beguiling, engaging, charming, charismatic, enchanting, appealing, delightful, irresistibleView synonyms
- ‘Before you ask, he's called Paul and he's not fanciable.’
- ‘When you take a good look at her, she's eminently fanciable.’
- ‘I know that he's supposed to be fanciable, but I can't see it at all; for some reason, this is the only one I like.’
- ‘Simple equation - the older I get, the more guys younger than me start to get fanciable, as they're able to grow beards and whatnot.’
- ‘The blonde tennis player, who is considered one of the most fanciable women in the world, promotes a range of products.’
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.