Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A substance found in certain plants which is believed to be beneficial to human health and help prevent various diseases.
- ‘Certain diets - such as high-fiber, low-fat diets with a high content of fresh fruit and vegetables - protect against cancers because many phytonutrients enhance immunity and are free-radical scavengers.’
- ‘During the last decade, their curiosity has introduced us to a whole new language of phytonutrients, the beneficial compounds in plant foods.’
- ‘It may also create cures for diseases, uncover unique phytonutrients, or introduce entirely new views on what constitutes good nutrition.’
- ‘In fact, recent studies show that eating salads with fat-free salad dressing may prevent your body from absorbing beneficial phytonutrients!’
- ‘The number of phytonutrients with scientifically proven health benefits will only increase in the next few years.’
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.