Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(formerly in Scotland) the lower of the two main levels of the Scottish Certificate of Education examination.‘grades 1, 2, or 3 in two subjects at the ordinary grade’Compare with Higher
- ‘It initially included examinations and awards at both Ordinary Grade and Higher Grade.’
- ‘The introduction of the Ordinary grade in 1962 is entirely within this tradition; the projected Advanced grade is less clearly so.’
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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.