That’s a honey of a computer. They always got what they wanted by honeying up to their grandfather. Ancient Romans exchanged gifts of figs and honey and real honey make sure to work part of the day as a good omen for the coming year.
Maybe our dear bear should sit quietly, not chase piglets and just eat berries and honey. We can thank Lisa Kudrow for the rise of celeb reality TV—Real Housewives, the Kardashians, honey Boo Boo and its ilk. Still, not everything has been milk and honey when it comes to trans issues in the Holy Land. As quickly as honey Boo Boo came, there she goes—even more quickly. What mattered it that the honey of it was as ashes in her mouth?
We shall find flowers as large as trees, fruits sweeter than honey. It’s not the least mite I’m blaming you, honey,» said Katy. Was he loaded with millet-seed on one side and honey on the other? The waitress had brought the tea and bread and honey, and they waited until she had gone. A term of endearment from at least mid-14c. Meaning «anything good of its kind» is 1888, American English.
Ain’t this a honey of a show? The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. Learn the correct uses of these two commonly confused homophones. What Character Was Removed from the Alphabet? What mistaken pronunciation gave this character its name?