Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The boundary line on each side of the field.
- ‘Howley, hemmed in on the left flank, dabbed a clever grubber kick up the touchline, and set off in pursuit.’
- ‘Having won a free-kick out on the left touchline, the midfielder whipped the ball deep into the box.’
- ‘Ronaldo is getting his knee sprayed on the touchline, but appears to be okay.’
- ‘What's more they don't even have to make every decision themselves because of two equally inept individuals who maraud up and down the touchlines waving their flags whenever it appears appropriate.’
- ‘Minutes before the end sections of the crowd streamed over the fence around the ground and formed groups around the touchlines, often overflowing onto the 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.