Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] (in the UK except Scotland) a GCE examination at a level between GCSE and advanced level.
- ‘Applicants must achieve standing in at least 5 subject areas, including English, with at least 3 A-levels (or 6 at the advanced subsidiary level).’
- ‘Applicants must have completed a minimum of three subjects at the A-level (or six at the advanced subsidiary level) and two subjects at the GCSE or O-level.’
- ‘A-level examinations with a grade of ‘E’ or better at the advanced level or advanced subsidiary level will guarantee students credit for use toward their degrees.’
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.