Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘her husband took to drink and dishonest dealing’
business methods, business practices, business, commerce, trading, trafficking, marketing, merchandising, transactions, financial transactions
behaviour, conduct, actions, policy
2dealings‘the government lacked diplomatic skill in its dealings with Washington’
relations, relationship, association, connections, contact, intercourse, interchange, communication, negotiations, bargaining, operations, transactions, proceedings
trade, trading, business, commerce, traffic, trafficking
informal truck, doings
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.