Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A grant or payment made to support a student's education.
- ‘No pupil can obtain a bursarship or half bursarship.’
- ‘The value of the bursarship will be £4000 per year, plus the payment of University tuition fees.’
- ‘Faber's minor prose works were Elnovia, a light-hearted and eventually rather dated fantasy, and an account of the history of the All Souls bursarships, printed privately.’
- ‘Sharrock's father settled on him the rent of a small property in Northampton, to augment his fellowship, as he had given up a bursarship and tutorships in change for study.’
- ‘Burnet showed his gratitude by founding eight bursarships in his will.’
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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.