Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A financial market which deals with Eurocurrencies.
- ‘In the Euromarkets, the International Primary Market Association has agreed standard-form force majeure clauses.’
- ‘Standards can have a market-creating effect or, in other words, the lack of a standard between adjoining countries can make the Euromarket (i. e. trade between Member States) impossible, as is for instance the case with car telephones.’
- ‘The world's largest capital market, the London-based Euromarket, is now an essentially unregulated one.’
- ‘Still, the Euromarkets wandered around like a lost Frenchman.’
- ‘Securities offered in the Euromarket will likely fall within the professionals exemption, but there is also a specific exemption for ‘Euro-securities’ provided advertising is to professional or sophisticated investors.’
2The European Union regarded as a single commercial or financial market.
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.