Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A line across a sports field midway between the ends.
- ‘Viduka stops holding his stomach muscles in for a moment and takes out a Brazilian on the halfway line to concede a free-kick.’
- ‘The kicker would easily be able to boot one of our balls, accurately, farther than the halfway line if he were on a soccer pitch.’
- ‘He made his name after that sensational goal from the halfway line against Wimbledon a few seasons ago.’
- ‘Spain win a free-kick on the halfway line, which goes backwards.’
- ‘I was standing on the halfway line, with no defender in sight.’
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.