Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A mammalian blastula in which some differentiation of cells has occurred.
- ‘The fundamental question concerns the nature of the blastocyst from which stem cells are derived.’
- ‘Adult stem cells were injected into a mouse blastocyst, an early embryonic stage of a mouse.’
- ‘Many scientists believe blastocysts - stem cells taken from days-old embryos - have much greater potential.’
- ‘You had mentioned that twins can develop when the inner cell mass splits in the blastocyst and forms two embryos enclosed in a common trophoblast.’
- ‘The outer trophoblast cells of the released blastocyst begin to invade the epithelium, burrowing into the underlying endometrial stroma.’
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.