Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A radical formed by the removal of hydrogen ions from an acid.
- ‘Anionic dyes are those with one or more acid radicals, in most cases sulfonic acid radicals.’
- ‘Elucidating the behavior of amino acid radicals has major implications in biochemistry and medicinal chemistry.’
- ‘The amino acid radical thus formed may react with a neighboring cytosine and lead to the formation of a cross-link.’
- ‘Hydrogen ions in an acid solution are not free; they are always mated with negative acid radicals.’
- ‘A monoglyceride, or monoacylglycerol, has only one fatty acid radical per molecule of glycerol.’
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.