Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An image, trace, or other record of the structure or electrical activity of the brain.
- ‘Contemporary physicians can use highly refined technologies, such as stethoscopes, electrocardiograms, and encephalograms, to detect minimal life signs.’
- ‘Respiratory-related evoked potentials were measured with scalp encephalograms in response to inspiratory occlusions of 200-millisecond duration.’
- ‘Its main features are rhythmic myoclonic jerks when drowsy or asleep, which stop if the child is woken, and normal encephalograms during or after the episodes.’
- ‘Cardiogram and encephalogram were unremarkable.’
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.