Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The unexplained death of a baby in its sleep.‘cot deaths in England and Wales have dropped for the third year in succession’[mass noun] ‘the risk of cot death could be greatly reduced’
- ‘A mum who lost her four-week-old baby to cot death is organising a fundraising event on what would have been his first birthday.’
- ‘She lost her baby to cot death, but because of this, the lives of thousands of other babies have been saved by her relentless campaigning.’
- ‘The appeal judges accepted that statistics relating to cot death had been handled inappropriately.’
- ‘A family who lost a 13-week-old baby to cot death made an urgent appeal today for cash to pay for new research into the condition.’
- ‘She had subsequently told her grandmother what she had seen, but was not believed because it was thought to be a cot death.’
- ‘Now re-housed, the couple said the cot death of their baby had changed their lives, but had also brought them closer together.’
- ‘They may also have experienced a cot death in the family.’
- ‘A thorough investigation into the cause of death is carried out after a cot death.’
- ‘Conversely, some years ago I was deeply moved by the testimony of a friend whose only child suffered a cot death.’
- ‘There it is estimated that the chances of a randomly chosen baby dying a cot death are 1 in 1,303.’
- ‘After retirement he continued his studies into cot death and was sought after for expert legal advice.’
- ‘She could find no natural explanation and would not have signed this as a cot death.’
- ‘He is expected vigorously to contest the case, which centres upon claims he should have known there is a substantially increased risk of a second cot death after a first.’
- ‘Infants sleeping face down were more likely to suffer a cot death.’
- ‘In the meanwhile we had one case which we had thought was a cot death.’
- ‘In various different ways he says that previous admissions to hospital are relevant to the consideration as to whether it is a cot death or a deliberate killing.’
- ‘The money raised went some way to reducing the number of babies who die from cot death.’
- ‘It doubles the chances of a baby suffering cot death.’
- ‘There was a suicide, a cot death, a man who had died of stomach cancer and a couple of heart attack victims.’
- ‘This programme provides support for families with children born after a cot death.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.