Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the team worked hard and produced a creditable performance’
commendable, praiseworthy, laudable, admirable, honourable, estimable, meritorious, exceptional, exemplary, noteworthy, notable, worthy, up to the mark, deserving, respectable, reputable, sterling
good, fine, excellent, outstanding, first-rate, first-class
worthy of commendation, worthy of admiration
informal A1, wicked, super, splendiferous, top-notch, fab, ace, tip-top
British informal smashing, brill, champion, grand
North American informal bully
NZ Australian informal beaut
British informal top-hole
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.