Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Be put out by hitting a line drive that is caught.
- ‘Showalter's move paid off as the next Giants batter, Brent Mayne, lined out to right field to end the contest’
- ‘The game ended after Gil Hodges lined out to right field and the A.L. won the game, 6-5.’
- ‘‘I lined out to left field in a pinch-hitting situation,’ Ray said.’
- ‘Tony Taylor lined out to center to end the game and, as it turned out, the last hurrah of those Tigers who had played together since the mid-1960s.’
- ‘The next batter, Brent Mayne, lined out on a 3-2 pitch to end the game.’
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.