Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An examination set especially for secondary-school pupils in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland at Advanced level (at about age 18) and, formerly, at Ordinary level (at about age 16).
- ‘According to reports, scores of children could not sit for General Certificate of Education exams due to measles.’
- ‘One only needs to look at the shocking grade 12 General Certificate of Education O level results currently being published by this newspaper.’
- ‘They were replaced by the General Certificate of Education, Ordinary Level, and Advanced Level examinations.’
- ‘They were two of 43 students in the country who ranked in the top ten, of 14 subject areas, in the 2005 Cambridge General Certificate of Education Advanced Level examinations.’
- ‘The General Certificate of Education (Advanced Subsidiary Level) was introduced in 2000.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.