Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An examination taken, usually at the age of 13, by pupils wishing to enter public schools.
- ‘That was the year I sat my Common Entrance.’
- ‘The first thing was the headline, which notes that the number of children taking Common Entrance now hovers around 20,000.’
- ‘But my mother toiled hard to provide for me and I was lucky enough to get into a good high school after I passed the Common Entrance, so I have a decent education and I'm no fool.’
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.