Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘the pizza chain is looking to go public with an IPO later this year’short for initial public offering
- ‘I was convinced that the IPO stock was being distributed to the wrong investors.’
- ‘How can we raise a hundred million in an IPO?’
- ‘To entrepreneurs, IPOs offer the promise of funding for their businesses and rewards for their hard work.’
- ‘In September 1998 the planned IPO was scuttled at the last minute.’
- ‘He was unable to turn the company's high-flying plans into a successful IPO.’
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.