Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] Inflammation of the larynx, typically resulting in huskiness or loss of the voice, harsh breathing, and a painful cough.
- ‘But by the time you get through singing in character not in your own voice you get laryngitis.’
- ‘So from now on there'll be no childish attention-seeking and mentions of laryngitis and bronchial pneumonia every time I get a slight cough or sore throat.’
- ‘Combined with peach seeds cud safflower, myrrh is good for stomatitis, gingivitis and laryngitis.’
- ‘They are responsible not just for coughing and sniffling, but also for sore throat, croup, pharyngitis, laryngitis and bronchitis.’
- ‘In laryngitis, there is hoarseness, pain, cough and difficulty speaking.’
- ‘Occasionally, patients may present with rapid onset of hoarseness of voice similar to that encountered in acute viral laryngitis.’
- ‘In those days, people used to think I could cure them of laryngitis, leprosy or haemophilia just by touching them with my horn.’
- ‘The primary adverse events believed to be related to the study drug were transient laryngitis and hoarseness.’
- ‘The sound varies, from a simple single or double pattern of ‘dry’ cough, due, for example, to laryngitis, to the bubbling, rumbling cough sound of disease with much mucus in the airways.’
- ‘Gastroesophageal reflux can lead to extraesophageal complications, including laryngitis, chronic cough, refractory asthma and dental erosions.’
- ‘It can cause a variety of problems, including pneumonia, pharyngitis, laryngitis, ear infections, and a prolonged cough.’
- ‘Sporotrichosis needs to be considered in any undiagnosed granulomatous lesions with clinical laryngitis, tracheitis, and bronchitis, especially in the setting of steroid use with other risk factors.’
- ‘An early report in the Journal of the American Medical Association recommended diamorphine for the treatment of bronchitis, pneumonia, whooping cough, laryngitis, and hay fever.’
- ‘Hydration and voice rest are the primary therapy of suspected infectious laryngitis.’
- ‘They were used to cure obesity, hemorrhoids, nephritis, laryngitis, eye disorders as well as mental illness.’
- ‘Adults may simply have a cold with laryngitis, but children may develop croup.’
- ‘Professional singers or people that use their voice excessively on a daily basis are particularly prone to laryngitis, so it is essential that they receive proper training so they do not damage or misuse their voice.’
- ‘A 72-year-old man who noted laryngitis in February 1998 was found to have a mass on the left side of his neck on physical examination.’
- ‘Symptoms of acute laryngitis usually begin quite suddenly and get worse over 2-3 days.’
- ‘Other less common diagnoses included otitis media, pharyngitis, laryngitis, tracheitis, or a combination of these.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.