Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The Moderations examination at Oxford University.
- ‘I am now in possession, instead, of a polite letter informing anyone ‘whom it may concern’ that I'm a student of the university, and listing my Mods results among other things.’
- ‘With Mods at the end of Hilary Term, we would have to do the work; we can't afford to get behind.’
- ‘It's also, conversely, the time for exams, removing finalists and most first years sitting Mods and Prelims.’
- ‘Good luck to Mods and Prelims candidates, but really, stop worrying.’
- ‘However, it does say a lot if I can both get to Oxford and achieve a high 2: 1 in Mods without being able to write English proper like.’
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.