Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Young people are actuarially cheaper to insure than older people.’
- ‘There is something depressing about a lifestyle casualty, someone whose boozing and smoking bring about the actuarially predictable consequences.’
- ‘Taking pensions early will have an impact on the amount of pension payable, which will be actuarially reduced.’
- ‘He remembers, in his first run for office, being promised more votes from the area than was actuarily possible.’
- ‘Pension plans are legislated to be actuarily sound, whereas Ponzi schemes couldn't meet any test of actuarial soundness.’
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.