Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An oral contraceptive containing both an oestrogen and a progestogen.
- ‘The combined pill contains both oestrogen and progestogen.’
- ‘The combined pill is made up of two hormones called progestogen and oestrogen.’
- ‘A contraceptive injection is as reliable as a combined pill, but fertility can take a few months to return to normal, even if the injection is not repeated.’
- ‘If the migraine is not suggestive of any disturbance of blood flow to the brain, you may be able to continue with the combined pill.’
- ‘It is useful if you can't take the hormone oestrogen, which is found in the combined pill.’
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.