Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Each of the seventh pair of cranial nerves, supplying the facial muscles and the tongue.
- ‘The facial nerve, which supplies movement to the face, creates the most problems.’
- ‘Once the diagnosis of benign tumour of the facial nerve is made, a decision to either observe, decompress or resect the tumour must be made.’
- ‘Loss of the facial nerve at the brainstem may not allow primary nerve repair and different techniques, such as hypoglossal-facial nerve anastomosis, are used.’
- ‘Surgery can occasionally cause partial facial paralysis because the facial nerve is very close to the hearing nerve.’
- ‘Bell's palsy is probably a complication of this virus infecting the facial nerve which supplies all of the muscles of the face except the chewing ones.’
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.