Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A cluster of biochemical and physiological abnormalities associated with the development of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes.‘the new research may suggest treatments to combat metabolic syndrome, such as anti-inflammatory drugs’
- ‘The researchers found exercise improved overall fitness, but also offset metabolic syndrome.’
- ‘Elders with both the metabolic syndrome and high levels of inflammation in the blood are particularly at risk, according to the research.’
- ‘Another new feature of the guidelines is an emphasis on treating people with metabolic syndrome, which is closely linked to insulin resistance.’
- ‘You may have metabolic syndrome or one or more risk factors.’
- ‘Initially, researchers obtain a DNA sample from the patient and then collect information on the patient's personal and family history of metabolic syndrome and history of noncompliance.’
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.