Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
plural nounNorth American
Short working hours (in reference to the typical opening hours of a bank in former times)
- ‘Also around Washington, there's a sniper working banker's hours, killing once then going home for the day.’
- ‘He had walked away from teaching in 1984, opting to leave the slow pace and banker's hours for a graduate assistant's job at South Carolina.’
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.