Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Excellent; wonderful:‘a fantabulous prize’
excellent, wonderful, marvellous, magnificent, superb, splendid, glorious, sublime, lovely, delightful, first-class, first-rate, outstandingView synonyms
- ‘I envisioned returning from my vacation energized and looking fantabulous.’
- ‘Anyway, here's the list of fantabulous prizes.’
- ‘And what if I meet some fantabulous guy there and we fall in love-?’
- ‘Every week she compiles a selection of amazingly fantabulous poetry, you get everything from the obscure and abstract to the essential and classic.’
- ‘Is it an amazingly fantabulous movie that will be counted as a classic?’
1950s: blend of fantastic and fabulous.
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.