Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Characterized by or given to kissing; amorous:‘Dean and I were just getting kissy’
lustful, sexual, erotic, amatory, ardentView synonyms
- ‘Babs made kissy noises and fluttered the enormous false eyelashes that she had stolen from her mother's bathroom.’
- ‘He puckered his lips at me and made kissy noises.’
- ‘I braced myself for an awkward editorial suggestion - maybe she wanted me to include more kissy scenes or tone down all the drinking that takes place before lunch period.’
- ‘To emphasize my point I made little smoochy, kissy noises at her.’
- ‘Max and I finish the conversation - in which he tells me he hopes Roman and I have a nice time, because he also knows exactly what's going to happen - and we make kissy noises into the phone and hang up.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.