Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A formula used to disclaim responsibility for future nonpayment, especially of a negotiable financial instrument.
- ‘The second letter, signed by him as an agent of the association, declared that the transfer was made ‘without recourse.’’
- ‘In the case of a cooperative sale in which the buyer offers a promissory note as an earnest money deposit, the note should be made payable to the listing broker or should be endorsed ‘without recourse’ by the selling broker to the listing broker.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.