Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The part of the goal line to either side of the goal.
- ‘The Lions managed to bundle Jean de Villiers over the dead-ball line after the Springbok centre had gathered right wing Breyton Paulse's kick.’
- ‘Kalinichenko's set-piece was a bad ball from the moment it left his foot to the moment it crossed the dead-ball line without touching anyone else.’
- ‘Salgado turns into Damien Duff, weaving into the box along the dead-ball line and leaving a trail of defenders in his wake.’
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.