Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A deliberate pass to one's own goalkeeper (who is not allowed to pick up the ball if the pass was kicked).
- ‘And goalkeepers should be allowed to pick up the ball again from back passes.’
- ‘But what about the abolishing of the back pass and the tackle from behind?’
- ‘The only alteration for decades has been to prevent the goalkeeper picking up a kicked back pass.’
- ‘So tame were those attempts that either effort might have been confused with a back pass.’
- ‘Runs and passes are both part of the playbook, but you also have trick plays like the flea flicker or the running back pass in your repertoire.’
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.