Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A fielder stationed close behind a batsman's wicket and typically equipped with gloves and pads.
- ‘So teams can pick seven batsmen and five bowlers or, in India's case, seven batsmen and a wicketkeeper.’
- ‘The team consists of five all-rounders, six specialist batsmen, two wicketkeepers and five strike bowlers.’
- ‘Has there ever been a Test match where both wicketkeepers have stumped each other?’
- ‘Has there been an occasion in Test history when all 11 players bowled in the innings, including the wicketkeeper?’
- ‘Is it true that Australia once selected a wicketkeeper for a Test who had never kept wicket before?’
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.