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.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘They were replaced by the General Certificate of Education, Ordinary Level, and Advanced Level examinations.’
- ‘The General Certificate of Education (Advanced Subsidiary Level) was introduced in 2000.’
- ‘One only needs to look at the shocking grade 12 General Certificate of Education O level results currently being published by this newspaper.’
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.