Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The subjects which form the basis of the National Curriculum, including (or loosely, those other than) the compulsory core subjects.
- ‘In this section, you will find examples of why and how teachers have embedded English in foundation subjects and enhanced children's learning in these subjects.’
- ‘The non-core foundation subjects are dealt with in much less detail in Filling the Gaps.’
- ‘The foundation subjects for the 2005 Course will be business studies, mathematics and computer science.’
- ‘They study all the foundation subjects which are required by the professional bodies and which form the backbone of our legal system.’
- ‘However, the CBA strongly opposed a proposal that in-depth training for primary teachers should be restricted to English, maths and science, with only superficial training in a range of other foundation subjects.’
- ‘And that is why the foundation subjects have their place.’
- ‘Schools may choose to deliver foundation subjects weekly or to block teaching time and perhaps cover history during one term and geography in another.’
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.