Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Used to refer to over-the-counter trading in listed stocks outside the stock exchange.
- ‘The City's third market came into being when the London Stock Exchange abandoned the old matched-bargains facility to accommodate companies that could not, or did not want to, join the main market.’
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.