Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A ground ball.
- ‘Does he strike out a lot or hit fly balls or grounders?’
- ‘One problem is his ‘fly ball’ swing; the coaches have been working with him to swing down in an effort to get more line drives and grounders.’
- ‘How often have you seen a batter hit a sizzling grounder to the first baseman who is holding the runner on first?’
- ‘He usually throws it high in the strike zone, which results in more fly balls than grounders.’
- ‘His line-drive, fly-ball swing helps cut down on double-play grounders.’
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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.