Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A heavy, lofted iron with a flange on the bottom, used for hitting the ball out of sand.
- ‘That's a problem for many golfers: The gap between the pitching wedge and the sand wedge is too large.’
- ‘After pushing his drive into the rough, the former Walker Cup star played his second shot safely up the fairway with a sand wedge, leaving a simple approach to the green.’
- ‘Nelson had a chance to force a play-off with a birdie on the final hole but pulled a sand wedge into a green-side bunker on his way to dropping a shot.’
- ‘All of us at one time or another have looked down at a sand wedge's face and seen a shape-shifting cobra's head.’
- ‘I was just knocking it out with a sand wedge and hit a good shot, but lost the ball in mid-air and didn't see it come down.’
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.