Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An armlock in which a person's arm is bent up behind the back.
- ‘If any guy tried to whisper some of those same words in her ear, she'd have put a hammerlock on him and called him a pig.’
- ‘They started with a lockup, and HHH gained control with a hammerlock.’
- ‘Walters tags in and grabs a hammerlock on Spanky.’
- ‘Nunzio works more top wristlocks and a hammerlock.’
- ‘Nunzio gets out of a hammerlock by telling the ref that Funaki was pulling on his hair.’
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.