Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Its installation required the bisection of the western gallery, where slaves sat from 1721 until the emancipation proclamation was read in 1834.’
- ‘At this point, bisection of the corpus luteum results in no bleeding, whereas bisection at all other phases results in bleeding.’
- ‘Drilling begins directly over the bisection of the angle between the greater superficial petrosal nerve and arcuate eminence and the dura of IAC is exposed beneath the petrous ridge.’
- ‘There's no need to divorce oneself from the past, but I don't see a need to reformulate and recreate the bisection of society either.’
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.