Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- trademark for disulfiram
- ‘He can see a day when he will no longer need the Antabuse, but the Camproal is here to say.’
- ‘While it is known that Antabuse produces an aversion to alcohol, this study could herald an important breakthrough in treating cocaine addiction.’
- ‘Do not consider taking the drug Antabuse without direct medical supervision, as it can be lethal.’
- ‘I kept writing it anyway, like an alcoholic drinking his way through the Antabuse.’
- ‘Even now, only some 140,000 alcoholics in the U.S. receive medication for their disease, ranging from Antabuse to anti-depressants to anti-seizure drugs.’
1940s: from anti- + abuse.
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.