Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(formerly in Scotland) the lower of the two main levels of the Scottish Certificate of Education examination.‘grades 1, 2, or 3 in two subjects at the ordinary grade’Compare with Higher
- ‘The introduction of the Ordinary grade in 1962 is entirely within this tradition; the projected Advanced grade is less clearly so.’
- ‘It initially included examinations and awards at both Ordinary Grade and Higher Grade.’
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.