Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An assistant or deputy vice chancellor of a university:[as title] ‘the University was represented by Pro-Vice-Chancellor Professor J. L. Spencer’
- ‘Until recently he held the role of pro-vice-chancellor for external relations at the university, a position he held for 13 years.’
- ‘Professor Donald Pennington, its pro-vice-chancellor for admissions, said: ‘Our schemes are pretty generous.’’
- ‘While reluctant to criticise state schools Brunel's pro-vice-chancellor, Steve Hodkinson, says he wants to ‘turn out teenagers who are better at maths, science and technology and who have a proper command of English’.’
- ‘From 1994 to 2004 he was pro-vice-chancellor ending as deputy vice-chancellor.’
- ‘A York Central campus ‘would have dispersed university activity across a wide area,’ said Professor Janet Ford, the university's pro-vice-chancellor for estates.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.