Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The basic monetary unit of Ukraine, equal to 100 kopiykas.
- ‘Now, you can take a guided tour for the low price of 10 hryvnias.’
- ‘Stadnyk gets a pension worth about 150 hryvnias a month while needing at least US $200 just to order a pair of shoes.’
- ‘In one day, 16,000 transfers were made into the account, which eventually grew to 25 million hryvnas ($4.9 million.)’
- ‘At the state-owned Oktyabrskaya coalmine on the edge of Donetsk city 1,500 miners labour in filthy, freezing and often dangerous conditions for 1,200 hryvna per month - about £160.’
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.