Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A tray in an office for paperwork awaiting attention.
- ‘However, alternative route options have been worked out and sit in Kim's pending tray awaiting a decision.’
- ‘In a marvellous piece of Greek judiciary, the judge has put the case in the pending tray.’
- ‘Use your pending tray as a tabletop management system for important items.’
- ‘Pending tray shows full information about the documents that are pending so you can quickly navigate to and view the document that you require.’
- ‘Sadly, there is such a back-log of similar cases in the pending tray at the head-quarters that the case has not yet ‘come to trial’.’
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.