Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘this resulted in a considerable saving in development costs’
reduction, cut, decrease, economy
2‘after five years of scrimping and saving we bought a modest house’
economizing, economy, frugality, thrift, thriftiness, retrenchment, cutting back, belt-tightening, penny-pinching
3savings‘he wanted to know how to invest his savings’
nest egg, money put by for a rainy day, life savings
capital, assets, funds, resources, reserves
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.