Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(in the UK) a qualification in a vocational subject set at various levels and (at levels two and three) corresponding in standard to GCSE and GCE A levels.
- ‘A further way of obtaining a safety qualification is to register for a National Vocational Qualification (NVQ, or SNVQ in Scotland).’
- ‘Both of them lead to a National Vocational Qualification and a key skills qualification.’
- ‘They have already worked for a National Vocational Qualification and many have also achieved Duke of Edinburgh awards and first aid qualifications from St John Ambulance.’
- ‘He had also enrolled on a management course with a view to a National Vocational Qualification.’
- ‘That can lead to studying for a National Vocational Qualification, with support from the college and staff from school.’
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.