Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The central area of an ice-hockey rink, lying between the two blue lines.
- ‘He will have to address his impact on the forecheck, in the neutral zone and in the faceoff circle.’
- ‘He steals pucks constantly in the neutral zone, leading to breakaway goals and oddman rushes.’
- ‘The Lightning aggressively forecheck two men, taking away the D-to-D pass - even deploying the weak-side winger in denying the off side defenseman the puck in the neutral zone.’
- ‘Scott Niedermayer gliding effortlessly with the puck through the neutral zone.’
- ‘And then in the neutral zone with the puck, he just shakes his head a little and he's by you.’
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.