Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A group of atoms responsible for the characteristic reactions of a particular compound.
- ‘The nature and strength of these interactions depends on the types atom groups or functional groups that comprise the molecules.’
- ‘The nature and strength of these interactions depend on the types of groups of atoms or functional groups that comprise the molecules.’
- ‘The oxygen atom of an ether functional group has two lone pairs of electrons.’
- ‘Methyl lithium is very reactive and acts as a nucleophilic methylating reagent to electrophilic functional groups, such as ketones.’
- ‘Condensation reactions depend on a repeated reaction between functional groups on the monomers.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.