Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An X-ray image made using computerized axial tomography.
- ‘We'll need to run a CAT scan to see exactly what is on your brain, and also some other quick painless tests.’
- ‘There have been significant new diagnostic tools, such as X-ray imagery, CAT scans, mammography, and sonograms, to mention only a few.’
- ‘I was strapped to a gurney by the paramedics and rushed to emergency for x-rays and a CAT scan.’
- ‘Specialized X-rays called CAT scans of the top of a fossil thigh bone show clear evidence that the creature walked upright, like pre-humans, and not like apes, the researchers said.’
- ‘A recent CAT scan demonstrated that Dice's surgically repaired left knee is 90 percent healed.’
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.