Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Markedly effeminate or affected.
effeminate, womanish, unmanly, unmasculine, girlishView synonyms
- ‘For her older brother, ‘he will join the growing band of males who know that masculine cosmetics can be clean and freshening without being pansified’.’
- ‘I can't stand pansified metrosexuals - I'm allergic to wimps!’
- ‘I'm learning that there is nothing weak, soft or pansified about love. It is stronger, tougher and more ballsy than a 70ft Guy called Bruce who eats concrete for breakfast.’
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.