Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Figurative a weakening of Far Eastern economies, specifically the economic crisis beginning in late 1997 which adversely affected the East Asian ‘tiger’ economies (and, in 1998, the Japanese economy); (hence) the resultant global economic insecurity;.Related Asian contagion
1990s; earliest use found in Business Week.
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.