Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An arrangement in which creditors of a failing financial institution are required to cancel some of its debts as part of a plan to save it from collapse.‘after the bailout, EU governments agreed on rules aimed at making bail-ins the model for dealing with bank failures’
1980s: bail + in, on the pattern of bailout.
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.