Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A person with a large number of interest-bearing bonds.
- ‘It is most commonly found among former math majors, chronic coupon-clippers and old ladies who still use tiny change purses.’
- ‘But they have taken to a coupon-clipper financial route to easy consumerist material gain, to their own cultural degradation and the world's ecological destruction.’
- ‘From producers of real goods they become coupon-clippers.’
- ‘While the twenty-eight million Americans working for poverty-level wages are scarcely mentioned, we are treated to a lengthy portrait of the sober-minded coupon-clippers of America.’
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.