Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An unimpeded attempt at a goal awarded to a player following a foul or other infringement.
- ‘Fouled shooters get two or three free throws and your players are eventually disqualified.’
- ‘Teams then were also able to designate one player to shoot all free throws.’
- ‘Meanwhile, Ben Wallace missed two free throws after drawing a foul driving the baseline.’
- ‘Great players are supposed to shoot anywhere between six to nine free throws per game on average.’
- ‘The clock will not stop on fouls and free throws during this time.’
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.