Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A debt in the form of securities with long-term or indefinite redemption.Compare with floating debt
- ‘Bonds are long-term debt or funded debt, issued by corporations, and governments and their agencies to finance operations or special projects.’
- ‘There is no more reason to finance the repayment of this part of the funded debt by a payroll tax than any other part.’
- ‘Net unmatured funded debt of railroads totals about 30% of investment in road and equipment, which means there is over $3.30 invested in road and equipment for every dollar of funded debt.’
- ‘At the end of the first quarter of fiscal 2003, net funded debt stood at $401 million even after taking into account the $500 million invested over the previous 12 months.’
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.