Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(in the UK) a Member of Parliament in a department of state, ranking below a minister.
- ‘Chris Leslie, parliamentary undersecretary in the department of constitutional affairs, is worried.’
- ‘Hazel Blears has moved within the Department to become parliamentary undersecretary of state for public health.’
- ‘The person who interviewed David Lammy, the parliamentary undersecretary of state for health, for Emergency Medicine Journal makes an interesting observation.’
- ‘Headteacher Julia Sandiford-Mitchell received a letter from Lord Adonis, parliamentary undersecretary of state for schools, congratulating St Mary's on its success.’
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.