Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘he is just an ordinary, high-spirited little boy’
lively, spirited, full of life, full of fun, fun-loving, animated, vibrant, vital, zestful, dynamic, active, energetic, vigorous, boisterous, bouncy, bubbly, sparkling, vivacious, effervescent, buoyant, cheerful, joyful, exuberant, ebullient, jaunty, irrepressible
informal chirpy, peppy, sparky, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, bright and breezy, full of beans, full of vim and vigour
North American informal peart
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.