Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A pathogenic fungus that grows on skin, mucous membranes, hair, nails, feathers, and other body surfaces, causing ringworm and related diseases.
- ‘Diagnostic tests may include skin scrapings, hair combings, a dermatophyte culture, blood work, and skin biopsies.’
- ‘They are caused by fungi called dermatophytes that live on skin, hair, and nails and thrive in warm, moist areas.’
- ‘This broad-spectrum agent is effective against dermatophytes, yeasts, and some bacteria.’
- ‘Like itraconazole, fluconazole is active against common dermatophytes, Candida species and some nondermatophytic molds.’
- ‘In some studies, up to 30 percent of patients with interdigital erythrasma have been found to have a coexisting dermatophyte or Candida albicans infection, usually noted in the third and fourth interspaces.’
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.