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.
- ‘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.’
- ‘The value of the bursarship will be £4000 per year, plus the payment of University tuition fees.’
- ‘Burnet showed his gratitude by founding eight bursarships in his will.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘No pupil can obtain a bursarship or half bursarship.’
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.