Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘When Chen brought the company to the arbitration court last year, he collected about 360,000 yuan of salary arrearages.’
- ‘The inflated arrearages are created in large part because the child support system is mulishly impervious to the economic realities working-class people face, such as layoffs, wage cuts, unemployment, and work-related injuries.’
- ‘There are technical and legal issues with that case where it went from an overpayment to an arrearage.’
- ‘The state tries to beat astronomical child support arrearages - $20,000 or $30,000 in many cases - out of dead broke, unskilled, and unemployed people who just got out of prison.’
- ‘Riddick, his wife and their three children have fallen from the middle class to homelessness because he is forced to pay $1, 400 a month in child support and arrearages.’
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.