Lexico-mmerce: A guide to the origins of business termsDownload a PDF of this article
Business interactions are littered with jargon. While we may understand what these terms refer to, their origins are often not immediately apparent to us – despite us using such terms so frequently.
For instance: why do we give a ballpark figure? Why is it called lever-age? Why do we pay through the nose? This article will attempt to provide answers to these questions and more.