Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A line across a football or hockey field at or near its end, on which the goal is placed or which acts as the boundary beyond which a try or touchdown is scored.
- ‘Michigan State's Javon Ringer dives across the goal line to score during the first quarter against Hawaii in East Lansing, Michigan, Saturday.’
- ‘The only useful use of Galileo is to make certain whether or not the football crossed the goal line!’
- ‘The Cowboys returned it down near the goal line and then scored, giving them a 27-17 lead.’
- ‘He says he will consider going for field goals near the goal line more often.’
- ‘UBC won the field position battle, pinning SFU near their own goal line on more than one occasion in the first half.’
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.