Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A pitch released from between the widely spread index finger and middle finger.
- ‘Now we see him coming in for a strike with either the forkball or a fastball, maybe a curve.’
- ‘He has a mid-90s fastball, sinker and slider, but his best pitch could be his forkball, which is tough on left- and righthanded hitters.’
- ‘I remember not being able to throw any forkballs because my hands were so cold.’
- ‘He was in command the entire way, keeping his fastballs, sliders and forkballs down.’
- ‘His main pitch was a nasty forkball, and I remember hitting a groundout to second base.’
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.