Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Wonderful; marvellous.‘lovely tunes and marvy melodies’
excellent, wonderful, marvellous, magnificent, superb, splendid, glorious, sublime, lovely, delightful, first-class, first-rate, outstandingView synonyms
- ‘The magazine, as usual, does a marvy job at summing things up.’
- ‘‘Well this is a marvy idea,’ she said sarcastically.’
- ‘In case you need any more convincing, here's a marvy interview with the author, as well as an excerpt.’
- ‘Sounds like you guys have/had a really nice one against many odds, with lots of marvy memories.’
- ‘The two of us are having a marvy old time sitting around discussing everything from the current U.S political scene to his old associate.’
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.