Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A group of traders or companies acting illegally to fix a minimum retail price for their competing products, thus forming a cartel.
- ‘Private enterprise must not shelter behind price rings and rigged markets.’
- ‘In addition, when several business giants reached a stalemate in the struggle for domination of a market they would create a 'cartel' or price-ring which administered agreed, stable prices throughout that industry.’
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.