Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An act of a fielder in retiring a batter or runner.
- ‘Limbaugh, who likes to hug the right-field line, boasts of many putouts in foul territory.’
- ‘His number of putouts didn't increase dramatically, but defensive statistics don't always measure range adequately.’
- ‘He holds the major league record for putouts by a catcher and played an NL-record 2,056 games at the position.’
- ‘Since his first full season in 1997, he leads center fielders in putouts and assists.’
- ‘A three-time Gold Glove recipient, Carter holds records for career putouts and total chances.’
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.