Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A young child.
child, youngster, little one, young one, baby, toddler, infant, boy, girl, young person, minor, juvenile, adolescent, teenager, youth, striplingView synonyms
- ‘Parents love taking kiddies to see him and get a present.’
- ‘This is a great way to entertain the kiddies over the school holidays.’
- ‘Gather round kiddies, old Grampa Shakey has a story to sing, a story about a town called Greendale.’
- ‘Somewhere tonight, a sick kiddy will be smiling.’
- ‘Gather the kiddies around and force them into ridiculous poses for holiday card pictures.’
- ‘While it was a great sporting and social event, it was also a fun family day out with lots of entertainment for the kiddies.’
- ‘I think he gave very fair reasons and I fully understand them, I've got two young kiddies myself.’
- ‘The local kiddies had a visit to a circus that set up in St. Brigid's Hall on Friday evening last.’
- ‘With so many single mums and the cost of daycare so high, it is a welcome relief to send the kiddies off to pre-school.’
- ‘The cleverer little kiddies figured out which keys worked the lock.’
- ‘The circus pleased all the kiddies as well as parents for two days.’
- ‘Now, I hear it every day, if not on TV, then from kiddies in the street.’
- ‘An open-air barbecue, disco, live band and bouncing castle for kiddies was laid on for the guests.’
- ‘So, a lesson for all of you kiddies out there: watch what you write if you're planning to author a book in the future.’
- ‘We strolled around watching kiddies throw tantrums and people screaming on roller coasters.’
- ‘Politicians love schools because the kiddies are so photogenic and don't ask awkward questions.’
- ‘I felt this was a good time for him to go and spend time with his wife and his kiddy.’
- ‘That first afternoon, at home with the cheesecake, these three kiddies appeared with flowers and ice cream.’
- ‘Our house is next to a school - so all the little kiddies have to be negotiated as well.’
- ‘Old people too and mothers with babies and kiddies out shopping.’
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.