Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A bank account held by a UK bank with a foreign bank, usually in the currency of that country.
- ‘It received these funds in its sterling nostro account at National Westminster Bank in London and credited the £25m to the BCCI Overseas inter-company vostro account.’
Nostro from Italian, ‘our, ours’.
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.