Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The principal Law Officer of the Crown in Scotland.
- ‘He served as Solicitor General and Lord Advocate for Scotland during the last Conservative government.’
- ‘A suitable case must be identified for appeal to challenge this and a Lord Advocate's reference must be pursued in Scotland.’
- ‘As Lord Advocate he is a member of the Government and goes in and out of office with the Government.’
- ‘Since devolution, the nomination of Lord Advocate has to be debated and approved by the Scottish Parliament.’
- ‘However, that legal argument was dismissed during a Lord Advocate's review of the verdict in Edinburgh last month.’
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.