Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A sleepy or inattentive person (usually as a form of address)‘come on, sleepyhead, time to get up’
- ‘‘Good morning, sleepyhead,’ Mel teased as he greeted Chantal at the doorway of the dining hall.’
- ‘All of this happens before I hear a voice that says, ‘Rise and shine, sleepyhead.’’
- ‘What a relief for all the sleepyheads that 2005 looks set to be more relaxed.’
- ‘It seemed like only a few seconds later when she was awoken by, ‘Hey, wake up, sleepyhead!’’
- ‘‘Morning, sleepyheads,’ Nana cooed as they wandered into the kitchen for breakfast.’
- ‘As the announcers say, ‘He's an ambassador to sleepyheads everywhere.’’
- ‘‘Well, good morning, sleepyhead,’ Lauren greeted him.’
- ‘‘Hey, sleepyhead,’ I laughed from the doorway.’
- ‘He had only pity for those sleepyheads who snoozed away their best years.’
- ‘I tend to be a sleepyhead anyway, but this was just plain, solid fatigue.’
- ‘Breakfast is served until noon, but sleepyheads run the risk of missing the lamb chops viande, which seem to sell out early.’
- ‘The class cheered as the excited students immediately fired up their conversations while other sleepyheads along with Chloe fell instantly asleep.’
- ‘‘Rise and shine sleepyhead,’ she whispered softly.’
- ‘The fresh aroma of coffee was just enough to get any sleepyhead out of bed.’
- ‘‘Wake up, sleepyhead,’ Billy said softly, gently shoving Ali's shoulder.’
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.