Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The Student Loan Marketing Association, an agency that makes educational loans more widely available to college students.
- ‘Sallie Mae has been hit hard by student loan losses in the wake of the global credit crises.’
- ‘The Sallie Mae Fund administers its own programs and initiatives. As such, The Fund does not accept unsolicited grant proposals.’
1970s: elaboration of the acronym SLMA, suggested by the given names Sally and Mae, on the pattern of Fannie Mae.
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.