Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An attachment of property for the satisfaction of a debt:‘the Scottish clearing banks are unable to handle the volume of arrestments’
- ‘When we had to take action against a neighbour, we had to get wage arrestments and eventually bank arrestments.’
- ‘What is even more unbelievable is that the Executive is failing to use civil means, such as arrestment of wages or benefits, to pursue the unpaid fines.’
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.