Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1US Originally and chiefly US a teacher responsible for providing guidance or pastoral care to students, specifically one leading an advisory period.
2British Australian British and Australian an experienced teacher (usually one seconded from a teaching post) who acts as an adviser or consultant to schools and other teachers.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in 109th Annual Reports Regents 1895.
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.