Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A sale of an article in order to buy something similar but more expensive and of higher quality.
- ‘Each group identified trades that achieved improved balance across its programs and then prioritized trade-ups and trade-offs for the group as a whole.’
- ‘Also, they have a great used gear selection, and a clever trade-up program for children's skis to help keep the family skiing together.’
- ‘And trade-up is common with regular strength beer, but not with light beer.’
- ‘They offer the same benefits their full-scale brothers do: a trade-up from premium domestics.’
- ‘Because of the effectiveness of sprinkler systems, codes often allow trade-offs or trade-ups on other elements of the fire protection system.’
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.