Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(in the UK) a company registered under the Companies Act (1980), with statutory minimum capital requirements and shares offered to the public subject to conditions of limited liability.
- ‘Under the rules of free-market capitalism and public limited companies, Glazer simply cannot be stopped.’
- ‘He must be the only chief executive of a public limited company in Ireland to sit in open plan space.’
- ‘Its long-held image of benevolent inefficiency has dogged it ever since it was incorporated into a public limited company.’
- ‘Hopefully by the end of the year we will be established as a public limited company.’
- ‘In case of public limited companies, shareholders, who are counted as actual owners of the enterprises, also add to the list of losers.’
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.