Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An index of figures indicating the relative price of shares on the New York Stock Exchange, based on the average price of selected stocks.
From the name of Dow Jones & Co, Inc, a financial news agency founded by Charles H. Dow (1851–1902) and Edward D. Jones ( c 1855–1920), American economists whose company compiled the first average of US stock prices in 1884.
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.