Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A hydrate containing one mole of water per mole of the compound.
- ‘With time this triple-layered phase underwent a partial transformation into a crystalline trilayer with a structure akin to that of the 3D triclinic crystal of cholesterol monohydrate.’
- ‘Creatine monohydrate took the world by storm and gave bodybuilders and athletes a legitimate way to build muscle, increase strength, and enhance performance.’
- ‘Nitrofurantoin monohydrate is another reasonable prophylactic antibiotic that may be used in children who are older than eight weeks of age.’
- ‘Creatine monohydrate is known to have poor bioavailability, which means not much of what you take actually makes it into your bloodstream.’
- ‘Most effervescent creatine products contain creatine citrate or creatine monohydrate along with bicarbonate and citric acid.’
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.