Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- trademark for methylphenidate
- ‘She had attention-deficit disorder and the Ritalin she took wore off by the time she got home from school.’
- ‘There has been a world-wide tendency to define students that have so-called learning difficulties as Attention Deficit Disordered and treat those with psycho-stimulant drugs such as Ritalin.’
- ‘Throughout the '90s, the number of kids on mood-altering drugs like Prozac and Ritalin doubled and, in some cases, tripled.’
- ‘The Ritalin eliminated the nocturnal hallucinations but they also destroyed Tom's appetite and imagination.’
- ‘The presenter had argued he knew several people who were helped by anti-depressants and suggested the drugs, including popular medication Ritalin, could benefit some sufferers.’
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.