Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A fielding position far behind the bowler and towards the on side.
- ‘Razzaq smacked it with the finesse of a slugger towards long on; it was a stroke that resounded visually but was actually a miscue.’
- ‘Ponting cracked 25 runs square on the leg side, and another 26 in the arc between midwicket and long on.’
- ‘The first two balls were hit hard and high over long on and mid-wicket.’
- 1.1 A fielder at long on.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.