Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The basic monetary unit of São Tomé and Principe, equal to 100 centavos.
- ‘Yep, that is right… the exchange rate is 7,346 dobras or something close to it per dollar.’
- ‘They devalued the currency about 40% to 280.021 São Tomé and Príncipe dobras = US $1.’
From Portuguese dóbra ‘doubloon’.
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.