Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An account used to record the balances on a number of subsidiary accounts and to provide a cross-check on them.
- ‘Unreconciled difference on debtors control account amounted to R354-million.’
- ‘The use of subsidiary books was accompanied by periodic postings of totals to control accounts in the general ledger.’
- ‘As a motivation tool, an MR budget creates incentives for control account managers and others to operate more efficiently.’
- ‘The earned value literature suggests that another purpose of an MR budget is motivational: to create a ‘budget challenge’ for control account managers.’
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.