Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An offensive back who is positioned between the tackle and the split end.
- ‘The Eagles use Westbrook as their primary running back, as a slotback, as a wideout, as a man in motion and as a checkdown safety valve.’
- ‘Bush has lined up at tailback, fullback, slotback and wideout.’
- ‘The highlight of the game would have to be first-year slotback Travis Gellatly rushing for 103 yards and scoring a 13-yard major.’
- ‘Early in the third, Calgary QB Charles Guedo connected with slotback Andrew Lunse on a 65-yard drive to extend the score to 23-7.’
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.