Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] Dermatitis of the hands due to bacterial infection, occurring mainly among handlers of meat and fish products.
- ‘Erysipeloid usually begins as a localized wound infection but may progress to a generalized septicemia.’
- ‘Erysipeloid in people can be reduced by an effective herd-vaccination and sanitation strategy.’
- ‘They agreed that erysipeloid is an occupational disease which commonly occurs where individuals are handling meat.’
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.