Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘there is an ethical dilemma to be faced’
having to do with right and wrong
2‘an ethical investment policy’
morally correct, right-minded, right-thinking, principled, irreproachable, unimpeachable, blameless, guiltless
righteous, upright, upstanding, high-minded, virtuous, good, moral
exemplary, clean, law-abiding, lawful
just, honest, honourable, unbribable, incorruptible
scrupulous, reputable, decent, respectable, noble, lofty, elevated, worthy, trustworthy, meritorious, praiseworthy, commendable, admirable, laudable
pure, pure as the driven snow, whiter than white, sinless, saintly, saintlike, godly, angelic
informal squeaky clean
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.