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.
- ‘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.’
- ‘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’.’
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.