Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A man who holds the lowest rank in the RAF, below leading aircraftman.
- ‘He enlisted in the RAF in 1922 as an aircraftman, but was soon exposed.’
- ‘The full year effect of the two 3 per cent pay rises on military salary alone (base salary plus service allowance only) is between around $2500 for an aircraftman / women up to around $4900 for a wing commander before tax.’
- ‘During my first two weeks as an aircraftman with the Airfield Defence Guards in Vietnam, there was a call for volunteers to train as helicopter gunners.’
- ‘In 1985 he pursued his passion, becoming an aircraftman photographer.’
- ‘One young, unattached aircraftman who is on his first posting summed it up: "The wet can be a pain and there are times when things do feel a bit overwhelming."’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.