Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Having special advantages, especially good looks.
good-looking, attractive, nice-looking, handsome, lovely, beautiful, pretty, as pretty as a picture, stunning, striking, arresting, prepossessing, winning, fetching, captivating, bewitching, beguiling, engaging, charming, charismatic, enchanting, appealing, delightful, irresistibleView synonyms
- ‘They soon picked him out as a lad who listened closely and remembered well; he was in those days well favoured, and pleasing in his behaviour.’
- ‘We live in one of the most well-favored parts of the world here and the abuse is unacceptable and very sad.’
- ‘Leon was popular and well favored.’
- ‘The star of the appellation is Roc des Combes, produced on a particularly well-favoured site on the Gironde itself.’
- ‘Joseph was a goodly person, and well favoured.’
- ‘The more ambitious and well favoured tend to become obtrusive, and, eventually, inevitably, an embarrassment to their masters.’
- ‘The Carlow clubs have been reasonably well favoured by the luck of the draw.’
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.