Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for dermis
- ‘The dermis or corium underlying the epidermis is 0.3 to 4.0 mm in thickness and may be divided into two layers, papillary and reticular.’
- ‘How it comes to be is actually pretty simple: Underneath the epidermis, or covering of the skin, lies a connected structure of tissue known as the corium, and beneath that lies more matter called subcutaneous tissue.’
- ‘Its upper of 2.8mm Idro-Perwanger silicon-impregnated roughcut leather comes from the corium, the section of cow skin just under the less-strong top grain.’
Early 19th century: from Latin, skin.
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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.