Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Each of a number of flattened plates of protoplasm that make up the electric organ of certain fishes, e.g. the electric eel.
- ‘Frozen T. californica electroplax tissue was from either of two research institutes.’
- ‘When the nerve fires the electroplax, the electric potential between inside and outside of the cell momentarily reverses, releasing the charge.’
- ‘The electroplaque columns are analogous to batteries aligned in series.’
- ‘The prototype channel ClC - 0, from the Torpedo electroplax, was first discovered and characterized by Miller.’
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.