Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A bill which has been sent but is not yet paid.
- ‘I note that counsel for the defendants had objected to answer, in the cross-examination of a defendant, who it was that paid the approximately $54, 000.00 of legal account rendered to the defendants in this action thus far.’
- ‘ON a municipal account rendered at the end of August, I became aware that I have lost six kilolitres of free water consumption a month.’
- ‘We have instructions to proceed with an assessment of your accounts rendered in respect of the above-noted matter.’
- ‘There is no basis to reduce the accounts rendered by D. L. Services and the subcontractors.’
- ‘The total account rendered to the Applicant was for $8,250 in fees and $699.41 in disbursements and $626.46 for GST.’
- ‘National has an account rendered to pay for nuclear policy and defence advice.’
- ‘Cockburn seeks production of copies of accounts rendered to Dear-Born by its former solicitors;’
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.