Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A sequence of six balls bowled by a bowler from one end of the pitch.
- ‘As on Saturday, play went on late because Worcestershire bowled their overs so slowly.’
- ‘His first eight overs yielded just 10 runs and included four wickets.’
- ‘He would bowl six overs, take wickets and get taken off because he was so unfit.’
- ‘At that stage, scoring at eight runs an over appeared to be a fantastic display.’
- ‘In the Indian first innings, he bowled just six overs at a cost of 32 runs.’
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.