Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] A synthetic crystalline compound used widely in the manufacture of dyes and other chemicals and as a photographic developer.
- ‘To stain the nuclear DNA, 1 g/ml DAPI was added to mounting solution (1 mg/ml phenylenediamine, 50% glycerol).’
- ‘The tissues were washed in PBS and incubated in FITC-conjugated goat anti-mouse IgG for 2 hr and then washed in PBS and mounted in 90% glycerol containing 0.01% phenylenediamine.’
- ‘Nuclei were counterstained with 4 ’, 6-diamidino - 2-phenylindole at 1g/ml in a phenylenediamine antifade.’
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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.