Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A racemic mixture.
- ‘Sometimes both the enantiomers of a racemate are biologically active but act at different receptors and cause different effects.’
- ‘But ordinary chemistry always produces a 50/50 mixture of left and right handed forms - such a mix is called a racemate or racemic mixture.’
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.