Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(in the UK) denoting a voluntary school that is fully funded by the local authority.
- ‘The new school opening on September 1, following the reorganisation of St Mary's and St Anne's, will be a voluntary-controlled school, not voluntary-aided, and will be a single school, not joint’.’
- ‘One of the most controversial issues highlighted was the admission criteria at voluntary-controlled and community-controlled schools, which many parents see as the single most important problem to be addressed.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
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.