Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for greyhound racing
- ‘As dog racing did before it, jaialai rapidly changed many people from well-off to poor.’
- ‘Soccer (called ‘football’) and cricket are also widely played, and dog racing and pony racing are popular as well.’
- ‘They spent a thrilling evening at Wimbledon Greyhound Stadium watching dog racing.’
- ‘Was it, A, football; B, horse racing; C, dog racing; or D, the Olympics?’
- ‘Opponents of dog racing such as Greyhound Action have seized upon Rusty's case as a rallying call for their cause.’
- ‘In the early 1900s, the dog racing was popular with races between 400 and 500 miles long.’
- ‘He also loved dog racing, football and hurling and from his intensive care bed watched Waterford play Cork.’
- ‘The number of betting shops is continually growing; race meetings have never been as popular while dog racing has enjoyed a boost in popularity in recent times.’
- ‘Attempts to ban dog racing in Massachusetts hit a wall of industry opposition.’
- ‘The program features breaking news on everything from the Dow Jones to dog racing, harvested from 4000 different sources.’
- ‘TeleTrak eventually trimmed its concept to greyhound and harness racing and completed work on a 700-meter dirt track for dog racing.’
- ‘Phoenix, Arizona featured horse racing, dog racing, professional hockey, baseball, basketball, football and if all of that became boring, Vegas was a six hour drive.’
- ‘The contentious points among lawmakers are the ‘carve-outs’ that exempt Internet wagering on horse racing, dog racing and jai-alai from the bill.’
- ‘Greyhound-track operators in Massachusetts are launching a $3-million advertising campaign to defeat a ballot initiative that could abolish dog racing in the state.’
- ‘Amusingly, while the bill refused to offer exemptions for certain American run casinos, it did offer exemptions for state-regulated horse or dog racing or lotteries.’
- ‘However, the Humane Society strongly opposes dog racing.’
- ‘The exhibition's clinical, white-walled setting is worlds away from the slowly decaying Shawfield stadium, Scotland's last bastion of dog racing, which is buried in Glasgow's East End.’
- ‘The agreements allow for more slot machines and the introduction of Las Vegas-style blackjack, along with continued off-track pari-mutuel wagering on horse and dog racing.’
- ‘Someone who is new to dog racing may want to spend some time around the track or find some way to become familiar with the terminology before starting in on this book.’
- ‘Live dog racing is not currently being held at the track.’
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.