Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The position of an apprentice:‘he served his apprenticeship as a fitter’‘the company once offered apprenticeships’‘six young chefs have completed their apprenticeships’‘he's in the second year of his apprenticeship’
traineeship, training period, studentship, novitiateinitiation, probationary period, trial periodindentureshipView synonyms
- ‘As a result, the students have won several awards or been offered apprenticeships.’
- ‘Both students have signed up for apprenticeships and are looking forward to getting their hands dirty in their new careers.’
- ‘At the end of their apprenticeships trainees became journeymen, fully skilled tradesmen.’
- ‘Training providers have low levels of recruitment, retention and pass rates and few trainees finish apprenticeships.’
- ‘They look at changes in costs of apprenticeships and trainees.’
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.