Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A company that must accept the prevailing prices in the market of its products, its own transactions being unable to affect the market price.
- ‘‘Farmers and ranchers need to stop being price-takers,’ says Montoya, referring to the food commodity system.’
- ‘The other thing that strikes me about people on low or middle incomes, particularly those with children, is that they are essentially price-takers of important commodities like electricity, petrol, and diesel.’
- ‘Commodities are destined to remain price-takers.’
- ‘We will be more price-takers than price-makers.’
- ‘That would make us fairly dependent, and we would become price-takers rather than price-makers.’
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.