Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘he remained hopeful that something could be worked out’
optimistic, full of hope, confident, positive, buoyant, sanguine, bullish, cheerful, assured, expectant, anticipative, disposed to look on the bright side
2‘there are some hopeful signs of recovery in the US market’
promising, encouraging, heartening, reassuring, auspicious, favourable, optimistic, propitious, gladdening, cheering, bright, rosy, full of promise, full of hope
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.