Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
One thousand-millionth of a gram.
- ‘In oral fluid, drugs of abuse can be detected for 5-48 hours at a low nanogram per milliliter level.’
- ‘The North Pacific contains about 1 nanogram of PCBs per litre.’
- ‘Dioxins in old incineration plants were emitted at a rate of between 200 and 300 nanograms per cubic metre.’
- ‘He tested positive for the banned substance methamphetamine when a nanogram of the chemical was detected in his urine sample.’
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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.