Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A monetary unit of Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan, equal to one hundredth of a som.
- ‘He says the official daily food ration is 24 soms and 60 tiyins per prisoner.’
- ‘Nowadays men are coming from the villages without even a few tiyin to buy bread.’
- ‘The currency is subdivided into 100 tiyin, and was introduced in November 1993 after the fall of the USSR to replace the Russian ruble.’
- ‘Coins are available in denominations of 1, 5, 10, 25, and 50 tiyins and bank notes in denominations of 5, 10, 25, 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1,000 Sum.’
- ‘Electricity rates by 2009 should cost between 0.85 and 0.89 tiyins.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.