Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(until the introduction of the euro in 2002) a monetary unit of Finland, equal to one hundredth of a markka.
- ‘The Finnish currency is the markka (abbreviated as FIM), which is divided into 100 penniä.’
- ‘The Bank of Finland will continue to accept all markka and penni coins that were in use just prior to the introduction of the euro and annulled following the euro changeover on 1 March 2002, commemorative coins minted after 1985 and all post-Second World War markka banknotes.’
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.