Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Able to be educated.‘we must have teachers who believe that every child is educable’
- ‘The real problem, which cannot be solved by education, is what to do with those citizens who are not educable.’
- ‘We won't save him much by educating him; I don't think he's educable.’
- ‘To say that education is impossible in a particular instance is to say that the creature is not educable, is incapable of growth.’
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.