Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A committee of the Federal Reserve Board that meets regularly to set monetary policy, including the interest rates that are charged to banks.
- ‘The Federal Open Market Committee has a practice, authorized by regulation, of withholding certain monetary policy directives from the public during the month they are in effect.’
- ‘The afternoon release of Federal Open Market Committee minutes from the board's October 31 meeting was the clear highlight of the day's trade.’
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.