Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A synthetic drug used to treat fluid retention and high blood pressure.
- ‘Adding metolazone or chlorothiazide 500 mg IV to furosemide may generate additional diuresis.’
- ‘Thiazide diuretics, such as chlorothiazide and hydrochlorothiazide, may be excreted unchanged in the urine.’
- ‘Thiazide and thiazide-like agents (chlorothiazide, hydrochlorothiazide, metolazone) act on the distal convoluted tubule.’
- ‘Drugs such as alkylating agents, antimetabolites, anticonvulsants, chlorothiazide diuretics and estrogens can inhibit platelet production by suppressing megakaryocyte production. (2,3)’
- ‘Following the addition of chlorothiazide 500 mg/d to her therapy, her previously stable serum lithium level increased from 1.2 to 2.5 mEq/l at a lithium carbonate maintenance dose of 1800 mg/d.’
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.