Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1rare A category of companies considered in terms of the total value of their assets (now rare).
2A type of asset (such as stocks, bonds, or real estate) regarded as a discrete category, especially in the context of asset allocation.
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.