Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A ball put in play by the referee, who throws it up between two opposing players.
- ‘At the jump ball, Flynn managed to swat the ball quickly towards Lake.’
- ‘The ref called a jump ball but neither player let go.’
- ‘In this case, no one got control of the ball so they literally call for another jump ball.’
- ‘Two players go for a jump ball in the back of the end zone, both land out of bounds and the defensive back stands up with the ball.’
- ‘He's the one player on the roster who will grab a jump ball, which is why the team loves him in the red zone.’
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.