Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A woman who holds the lowest rank in the RAF, below leading aircraftwoman.
- ‘I find she wasn't in the Women's Auxiliary Australian Air Force at all; she was a fully fledged aircraftwoman in the RAAF.’
- ‘Taken on as an Aircraftwoman Motor Transport Driver, she received a training course to upgrade her driving skills.’
- ‘At the end of the flight mechanics' course, aircraftwomen are qualified in the maintenance of aircraft and are able to perform minor routine inspections and simple repairs by replacement.’
- ‘Eventually I and my fellow 'rookies' passed the course and became Aircraftwomen 1st class.’
- ‘She has had 18 different jobs since joining the RAF as an aircraftwoman, aged 17.’
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.