Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘The fact is that, at least in the UK, the GM crops are tested for toxicity and other allergenic effects more stringently than almost anywhere else.’
- ‘Many people choose to avoid milk because it contains saturated fat (if whole milk), cholesterol, allergenic proteins, lactose and frequent traces of contamination.’
- ‘We also asked the subjects about their activities outside the workplace - particularly any activity that might involve contact with irritants or allergenic agents.’
- ‘Roasting peanuts may enhance their allergenic properties.’
- ‘Research from Southampton hospital indicates that the house dust mite is the biggest allergenic trigger of asthma.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.