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.
- ‘He made his name after that sensational goal from the halfway line against Wimbledon a few seasons ago.’
- ‘I was standing on the halfway line, with no defender in sight.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘Viduka stops holding his stomach muscles in for a moment and takes out a Brazilian on the halfway line to concede a free-kick.’
- ‘Spain win a free-kick on the halfway line, which goes backwards.’
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.