Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Economics as a branch of knowledge or academic discipline.
- ‘Call it what you want, but in the history of political economy, this is usually called a tax increase.’
- ‘The context consisted of economic history, political economy and the history of economic ideas.’
- ‘It is not economics that drives the analysis but politics, and the line between economics and political economy has now blurred.’
- ‘Early American writers on political economy reacted negatively to Ricardo's theory of rent.’
- ‘This quote does not sound like psychology or sociology, but traditional political economy.’
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.