Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Tending to cause obesity:‘an obesogenic environment’
- ‘This argues for the existence of a powerful set of accelerating forces in addition to the downhill obesogenic slope.’
- ‘The combination of the described vicious cycles acting as accelerator wheels, a set of ineffective brakes, and increasingly obesogenic environments represents a major challenge for weight management.’
- ‘We must create a less obesogenic environment for our children.’
- ‘Levelling out the obesogenic slope is fundamental to slowing down the momentum of the obesity epidemic.’
- ‘I agree with Guthrie that a less obesogenic environment for children has to be created.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.