Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Engage in more business than can be supported by the market or by the funds or resources available.
- ‘Paying excessive attention to the current price will often result in overtrading as well.’
- ‘Also, managers might overtrade to generate soft dollars.’
- ‘A series of prosperous years almost necessarily produces overtrading.’
- ‘For us overtrading would be almost worse than doing no business at all because we can't compromise our service level.’
- ‘You can lose money on commissions by overtrading and making even worse investments.’
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.