Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘An interphase cell contains four microtubule rootlets arranged in a cruciate array originating at the basal bodies and radiating outward, just under the plasma membrane.’
- ‘The medial fibers on both sides of sternothyroideus may form a cruciate pattern.’
Early 19th century: from Latin cruciatus, from crux, cruc- cross.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.