Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The final nine holes on an eighteen-hole course.‘he had a double bogey and a triple bogey on the back nine’
- ‘DiMarco moved into contention with birdies on the first six holes on the back nine.’
- ‘I played so much better than Sally in the back nine that she actually offered to propose me as a member.’
- ‘He was under no pressure al the way through the back nine.’
- ‘Harrington went on to complete the back nine in 35.’
- ‘But the world No.1's game became uncharacteristically creaky over the back nine.’
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.