Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘smugglers finance their purpose through havala’another term for hawala[as modifier] ‘in such a regime the havala market would vanish’
- ‘The fake bank draft case has allegedly turned out to be a case of a huge havala operation having international dimensions.’
- ‘For each dollar transferred out of the country, the havala traders made Rs 1.50.’
- ‘Apart from flaunting his riches, he was also fishing for new clients for his havala business.’
- ‘However, individual small transactions are teeming in the havala market and its relatives the matka market and betting rings.’
- ‘Abid in his statement to the ED admitted that he had been dealing through havala channels for over a year now.’
From Hindi havālā.
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.