Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A class of stock or capital on which claims for payment take precedence over the claims of ordinary stock or capital:‘items to be taken into account as a prior charge on the assets’
- ‘She left her home jointly to her daughter, Mrs Wilkinson, and her son Mr Brian Thomas, with a prior charge on the proceeds of sale of the house in favour of her ex-husband Mr Geoffrey Thomas.’
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.