Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A cooperative savings system in which each person contributes the same fixed amount each week, and the whole amount is taken by a different member each time.
- ‘Borrowing is an important element in the financial plan during these years, and informal means of funding, such as borrowing from parents, the employer, as well as sou-sou are not uncommon.’
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.