Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The line from behind which a bowler delivers the ball.
- ‘In Oram's absence, Styris appeals as comfortably the next best allrounder, especially after demonstrating good form at the bowling crease in England county cricket before departing for Africa.’
- ‘Each structure stands 16 yards apart and is bowled at behind a bowling crease just 10 yards from the wicket.’
- ‘The game is not all about just the star performers at the batting or the bowling crease.’
- ‘As for his own return to the bowling crease he was not as flattering.’
- ‘Twelve months on, Vettori's mere presence at the bowling crease brings caution from the cricket's best batting line-up.’
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.