Words: Sexy, adj.
Tuesday 02 February 1999
The OED merges the hormonal and the ad-man usage, citing the Wall Street Journal in 1970: "soybeans may not sound as sexy as electronics". The Grocer's June Hampton, no less, enthuses over something called Cheesestrings - peelable string cheese. Apparently, this stuff has scope for greater "penetration and usage"- hardly the case with Dairylea cheese triangles of yore.
Bannatyne leaves Dragon's DenTV
They're back, they're big – and they're still spectacularly boringfilm
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Howard Jacobson: Let’s see the 'criticism' of Israel for what it really is
- 2 Gingers face extinction due to climate change, scientists warn
Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
British jihadist calls for 'flag of Islam' over Downing Street and Buckingham Palace
Australia facing international condemnation after turning around Sri Lankans at sea
7/7 memorial defaced on anniversary of 2005 attacks with ‘Blair lied thousands died’ graffiti
Even when it brutalises one of its own teenage citizens, America is helpless against Israel
There’s a nasty smell in the political air – and it’s coming from the Tories