Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The part of the outfield to the right of the batter when facing the pitcher:‘a ball hit to right field’
- ‘Tony Taylor hit a line drive to right field, and Rusty Staub caught it on the run.’
- ‘I hit a fastball to right field that barely cleared the fence.’
- ‘In the bottom of the seventh, Scott Spiezio hit a shot to right field off Pedro Martinez that was ruled a home run by second base umpire Joe West.’
- ‘The result was a 260-foot fly ball over the right field wall, 257 feet from home plate.’
- ‘The Mets had Jay Payton on first base in the second inning and one out, when Vance Wilson looped a fly ball to right field.’
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.