Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(in gymnastics) a position in which the body is held parallel with the ground by the arms, performed on the parallel bars, rings, or floor.
- ‘She and her husband opened Conn-quest Gymnastics Club in late 2001, and one of their club logos featuring an image of her performing her well-known reverse planche.’
- ‘One of Conn-quest's logos will feature an image of her performing one of her signature skills, a reverse planche on balance beam.’
Early 20th century: French, literally ‘plank’.
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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.