Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A defender in soccer or field hockey who plays primarily in a position on the left of the field:‘a close-range shot from the England left back’
- ‘But to become a football force once again we will need a true left back that can defend as well as offering an attacking option.’
- ‘Cole really is a fine left back, and I'm sure many Premiership teams would love him in their squad.’
- ‘The four central midfielders tactic doesn't do it for me, and I'd swap Wayne Bridge for a decent left back any day.’
- ‘Well how about forgetting left backs and right backs for a moment and focussing on Spurs' abundance of centre backs.’
- ‘The Essex club are hunting for a left back and left-sided midfielder after missing out on Paul Heckingbottom.’
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.