Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Occasionally, multidrug-resistant enterococci may be bacteriostatically susceptible to tetracycline, chloramphenicol, fluoroquinolones, novobiocin, and rifampin.’
- ‘A natural product has been obtained, containing soft propolis extract dispersed in a gel mass also including ‘I’ inhibitively activated, structured water, that acts bacteriostatically on Staphylococcus aureus strains.’
- ‘Doxycycline acts bacteriostatically by binding with ribosomes and thus inhibiting the bacterial protein synthesis.’
- ‘This pad is made of microfiber that has been bacteriostatically treated.’
- ‘All the styles are resistant to oils and greases, are silicone-free and feature a bacteriostatically treated liner.’
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.