Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A lung disease resulting from the inhalation of asbestos particles, marked by severe fibrosis and a high risk of mesothelioma (cancer of the pleura).
- ‘Clinically apparent asbestosis occurs only after a significant latent period.’
- ‘They get deadly diseases like black lung, asbestosis, or more insidious poisonings.’
- ‘Chest radiographs showed no evidence of asbestosis or other scarring pulmonary disease.’
- ‘This issue has been addressed comprehensively by two of us in a study of asbestosis and lung cancer.’
- ‘Only the more severe grades of asbestosis are detectable by gross examination.’
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.