Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A form of money held or traded outside the country in whose currency its value is stated (originally US dollars held in Europe):‘the Swiss franc has an important role as a Eurocurrency’[mass noun] ‘a sterling deposit held in Paris would count as Eurocurrency’
2A single currency for use by the member states of the European Union:‘the prime minister said the time was not yet right for Britain to join the new Eurocurrency’
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.