Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Not causing an allergic reaction:‘they're non-allergenic so ideal if you suffer from hay fever’
- ‘‘It's non-toxic, non-allergenic and guaranteed for the life of the roof,’ he added.’
- ‘It is highly biocompatible and non-allergenic; therefore, it can be used without skin testing.’
- ‘Food allergens in general are stable in normal digestive juices for 2 or more minutes but non-allergenic food proteins are destroyed in 30 seconds or less.’
- ‘US scientists have created a non-allergenic breed of cat, so that itchy eyes will become a thing of the past.’
- ‘Light weight and springy, this fabric is non-allergenic, dries quickly, draws moisture away from the body and is washable.’
- ‘The FDA's own scientist Carl Johnson wrote in a memo, ‘Are we asking the crop developer to prove that food from his crop is non-allergenic?’’
- ‘She said: ‘I'd been looking around to get a non-allergenic dog because of my niece and she actually found the labradoodle on the internet.’’
- ‘Silk flowers are non-allergenic, will never wilt and can be kept as a remembrance of your special day for years to come.’
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.