Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The illegal practice of trading on the stock exchange to one's own advantage through having access to confidential information.
- ‘It seems like insider trading to me, but since the company is private, I don't know what the rules are.’
- ‘Five staff face charges of criminal insider trading as well as civil fraud.’
- ‘A landmark securities law that would criminalize insider trading in Hong Kong has languished for a year.’
- ‘An investigation was carried out by the London Stock Exchange and no cases of insider dealing were found.’
- ‘But allegations of fraud and illicit insider trading extend beyond the mutual fund operations of the two banks.’
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.