Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A business that does work for a customer, and occasionally provides goods, but is not involved in manufacturing.
- ‘Yet as a service industry it has encompassed a minority side that did not lose all its connections with the wider economic landscape and the human impact of social change.’
- ‘It's like the staff believe they are in a service industry.’
- ‘One of the earliest lessons I learnt in 40 years in a service industry was to keep the customer informed.’
- ‘It's rare in a service industry to be able to create something so tangible and enduring.’
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.