One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the goody-goody prefects will probably tell the headmistress’
self-righteous, sanctimonious, pious
prim and proper, prim, proper, strait-laced, prudish, priggish, puritanical, moralistic, prissy, mimsy, niminy-piminy, shockable, Victorian, old-maidish, schoolmistressy, schoolmarmish, governessy
starchy, square, fuddy-duddy, stick-in-the-mud
rare Grundyish, Pecksniffian
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