Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A monetary unit of Ukraine, equal to one hundredth of a hryvna.
- ‘There are banknotes of denomination 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 and 200 Hryvnias and coins of denomination 1, 2, 5, 10, 25, 50 kopiykas and a 1 Hryvnia coin.’
- ‘You can purchase tickets at a price of 50 kopiykas at bus stops or from a controller on the trolley or bus.’
- ‘The cost of a ride is 50 kopiykas or $0.10 US.’
- ‘Socialist Party leader Oleksander Moroz charged that ‘while the state budget has not received a single kopiyka from arms sales, nearly 3 billion hryvna filled the pockets of the head of state and his adherents.’’
- ‘The price of one token is 50 kopiykas, and it allows you to transfer from line to line.’
- ‘Once you've split your bills you'll be dealing with kopiyka - there are one hundred to each hryvnia.’
- ‘The hryvna is broken down into 100 kopiykas, which are issued in coins of 1, 2, 5, 10, 25, and 50 unit values.’
- ‘There are coins for 1, 2, 5, 10, 25 and 50 kopiykas.’
- ‘Great steaks dominate the menu and are worth every kopiyka of the price.’
- ‘The national currency of the Republic of Ukraine is the Hryvnia consisting of 100 kopiyka.’
1990s: Ukrainian, from Russian kopeĭka kopek.
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.