Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(in tenpin bowling) a nonscoring ball that enters the gutter before reaching the pins.
- ‘A game later, Wade watched his friend throw his third gutter ball in a row.’
- ‘Those cushioned bumpers they put in the gutters of a bowling lane are meant to keep you from rolling 10 straight gutter balls.’
- ‘Nevertheless, he followed his captain's orders and proceeded to bowl a gutter ball before knocking down half of the pins.’
- ‘That doesn't come until the next game, after she has rolled consecutive gutter balls in the same frame.’
- ‘My wrist does this weird twisty thing that I can't control and I end up playing gutter ball for ten frames.’
- ‘But he has committed deal-breaker after deal-breaker here, bowled gutter ball after gutter ball.’
- ‘I rolled the ball down the lane, but it ended up being a gutter ball.’
- ‘It was the lane with the bumpers in the gutters to prevent beginner bowlers and children from getting gutter balls every single time.’
- ‘Derek posed for an imaginary camera, blew a kiss to the audience in his head, and promptly bowled a gutter ball.’
- ‘I threw a gutter ball, screwing up my spare from the frame before.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.