Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An authorized withholding of payment on a check.‘call the bank tomorrow and get a stop payment on that check’
The usage as a noun derives from the verb phrase stop payment, meaning “instruct a bank to withhold payment on a check.”.
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.