Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Slower than expected.
- ‘He used his fastball to set up his off-speed pitches.’
- ‘In two-strike counts, he looks for off-speed pitches away.’
- ‘Colon was expected to mix in off-speed pitches, but he has been trying to get by with average heat.’
- ‘Some pitchers have found success by throwing him off-speed pitches inside, but they risk disaster if they don't throw it far enough inside.’
- ‘Growth comes from learning an off-speed slider during spring training and having the guts to throw it in June.’
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.