Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An infectious herpesvirus disease of the central nervous system in domestic animals that causes convulsions and intense itching and is usually fatal.
- ‘In December 1999, their herd tested positive for pseudorabies.’
- ‘One livestock disease detected in several Nebraska swineherds is pseudorabies.’
- ‘The pigs carry pseudorabies - a virus that can be deadly to other animals - so they could not be brought to the mainland.’
- ‘He says feral pigs can harbor more than 30 diseases - including the pseudorabies virus and brucellosis bacteria - that could negatively impact the livestock industry.’
- ‘Porcine pseudorabies virus has been detected in Swedish diabetes patients treated with porcine cells in 1997.’
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.