Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘These molecules appear to function antagonistically, especially regarding regulation of cell proliferation.’
- ‘In this process, we see the fallacy of blaming others for our emotional reactions and we are less likely to act out antagonistically or violently toward others.’
- ‘They react antagonistically to any demand from the rank-and-file for democracy and accountability.’
- ‘We discuss alternative pathways of sexual selection that may have acted in this system, including the possibility that female preferences and male traits have evolved antagonistically.’
- ‘We found that mildly deleterious mutations interacted synergistically in poor-resource environments but antagonistically in rich-resource environments.’
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.