Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A form of exercise consisting of repeated alternation between a walk or slow run and a faster run.
- ‘Rosado suffered the injury while running the last wind sprint of his workout last Thursday, a strain high in the left hamstring.’
- ‘He runs wind sprints to build his quick-reaction time.’
- ‘University study is not a wind sprint, it's a multiyear intellectual marathon.’
- ‘Add to that mix some cardiovascular and toning work with wind sprints, lunges, hovers and resistance band training.’
- ‘While big-league ballplayers are spending their days running wind sprints and playing long toss, fantasy baseball owners have a slightly less rigorous regimen.’
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.