Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘On that, it saw earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization of $241 million.’
- ‘That year, the company's earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization topped $40 million, almost twice what it had been the previous year.’
- ‘In the five months through May 31, it earned $16.8 million before interest, taxes, depreciation, amortization, and restructuring charges.’
- ‘Its earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization in 2000 were 37.5 billion yuan, 74% higher than the 1999 figure.’
- ‘Its stock, trading at just two to three times earnings before, interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization, was low, even for the down-trodden auto-parts industry.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.