Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The economic theory that consumer purchasing power should be increased either by subsidizing producers so that they can lower prices or by distributing the profits of industry to consumers.
- ‘The party was based around the ideas of Social Credit, an economic theory established by C. H. Douglas.’
- ‘Chris provides some tactics for dealing with contact overload, one of which Jeff used to prevent extending undue social credit, but I can't help but think this isn't a significant issue.’
- ‘The advocates of social credit rightly link monetary reform to profound changes in the underlying class structure.’
- ‘In fact, Social Credit is no longer only a theory, but is put into practice in these countries, with local debt-free banks multiplying.’
- ‘Frankly, that is a resurgence of social credit.’
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.