Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A modified form of football in which ballcarriers are downed by pulling off a marker, or flag, loosely attached to a belt, rather than by tackling.
- ‘Fans or players of football find flag football has all the aspects of the regular game that they love.’
- ‘At 48, a veteran of various softball, tennis, field hockey, basketball, rugby and flag football teams, she's been playing sports almost continuously since she was 9 years old.’
- ‘He was seen playing flag football when he was supposed to be resting a sore shoulder.’
- ‘Your gym time also transfers over into your other activities, such as pickup basketball, flag football, softball or mountain biking.’
- ‘She plays flag football and rugby during the pro football off-season.’
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.