Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A game in which one pitcher pitches all innings without relief.
- ‘He's one of the game's most durable pitchers, leading the majors in complete games and innings pitched.’
- ‘He led the Dodgers in complete games, innings pitched, victories, and ERA.’
- ‘Bert led the league that season in innings pitched, complete games, shutouts, and strikeouts.’
- ‘Phil, who four times led the league in complete games and innings pitched, lost 274 games.’
- ‘The rise of the relief specialist and the switch from a four-man to a five-man rotation are the two biggest factors in this trend, which results in fewer complete games and fewer innings pitched among starters.’
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.