Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Affected by mildew; mouldy.‘the first room had a mildewy smell to it’
mouldy, mildewed, blighted, smutty, smutted, musty, fetid, fusty, rotting, rotten, decaying, putrid, putrescent, stale, dampView synonyms
- ‘Nothing will depress you faster than a dim, mildewy closet to go back home to after an exhausting day of teaching.’
- ‘But during the semester I spent living in a mildewy, shag-carpeted Burnaby apartment, the Shamrock was as much my home as anywhere else in town.’
- ‘Yes, I had noticed some musty, mildewy mould on the silage.’
- ‘It is rather cramped and boring and sometimes a little mildewy.’
- ‘There are drive-thru taco stands everywhere, 59 is still under construction, and most the of the buildings have an aroma of mildewy air-conditioning.’
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.