Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] The gradual acceptance of the euro in European Union countries that have not yet officially adopted it as their national currency.
- ‘Some evidence of ‘eurocreep’ has already emerged with the number of retailers willing to accept euros as payment for goods and services.’
- ‘Claims that so-called ‘eurocreep’ will lead to widespread use of the euro in Britain this year are exaggerated.’
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.