Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
usually with modifier An enzyme which catalyses the reduction of a particular substance by hydrogen.
- ‘It is now known to be responsible for a set of genes, including those for formate hydrogenase.’
- ‘It is the biological redox partner of the periplasmic hydrogenase.’
- ‘The hydrogenase was purified from the crude membrane fraction according to the reported method.’
- ‘Immunogold labeling allowed colocalization of hydrogenase and double-stranded DNA in the hydrogenosomes of the ciliate.’
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.