Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The Business and Technician Education Council, formed in 1983 by the British Government from a merger of the Business Education Council and the Technician Education Council to develop and regulate vocational education. Hence: a course administered or qualification awarded by this Council (or its successor).
1980s; earliest use found in The Times Higher Education Supplement. Acronym from the initial letters of Business and Technician Education Council.
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.