Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The current market price of a company share divided by the earnings per share of the company.
- ‘For decades investors have used price-earnings ratios as a measure of how expensive or cheap a stock is.’
- ‘As you will see, a stock with a low price-earnings ratio may not be undervalued and strategies that focus on just price-earnings ratios may fail because they ignore the growth potential and risk in a firm.’
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.