Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(in the UK) a region receiving government grants or loans for industrial development.
- ‘But we have also told the Minister that Scarborough's case should be considered in any future review of the criteria for assisted area status.’
- ‘In the Borders we have regained assisted area status and we have won substantial European funding.’
- ‘The legal framework of the Act for the provision of financial assistance for industry in assisted areas is set out in Sections 7 and 8.’
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.