Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A fielder designated to cover first, second, or third base.
- ‘Would big-league baseball tell second basemen they can't make a play on the shortstop side of the bag?’
- ‘That entails getting a first basemen, second basemen, left fielder, and more if possible to create a better lineup.’
- ‘The fatigue factor was greatest for throwing infielders - second basemen, third basemen and shortstops.’
- ‘Along the way, he set league records for most home runs and RBI by a second baseman.’
- ‘Are there any current major-league third basemen you model yourself after?’
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.