Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A forward pass to a player protected by a screen of blockers.
- ‘They threw a screen pass that looked like it would go for a touchdown.’
- ‘It started with a bang - a 64-yard catch-and-run after a screen pass - but ended with him suffering a season-ending foot injury as he was tackled.’
- ‘He saved a touchdown on a screen pass by catching Michael Pittman almost 70 yards downfield.’
- ‘One play seemed to crystallize the Pats' recent struggles when an attempted screen pass went through RB Kevin Faulk's hands.’
- ‘The 49ers made big yards on a screen pass to the New Orleans' 2-yard line with 12 seconds left, but a pass interference penalty wiped out the gain.’
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.