Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A fussy person.
- ‘Croce struck him as a fussbudget and intruded into what Coskey considered his domain.’
- ‘He is like a fussbudget.’
- ‘Can you imagine that dainty, fussbudget of a milquetoast Astaire as a sailor?’
- ‘Dickie Bird could be a most irritating fussbudget.’
- ‘Incredible as it may sound, even a notorious fussbudget like myself couldn't stay mad at the island.’
- ‘The fussbudget character C3PO, from the Star Wars movies, is a perfect example.’
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.