Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small gland in the skin which secretes a lubricating oily matter (sebum) into the hair follicles to lubricate the skin and hair.
- ‘If no hair follicles, sweat glands, and sebaceous glands are left, then that skin is not going to heal without a graft.’
- ‘Sebaceous nevus is a congenital lesion made up of excessive sebaceous glands and malformed hair follicles.’
- ‘Radiation inhibits mitotic activity in the germinal cells of the epidermis, hair follicles, and sebaceous glands.’
- ‘Acne lesions arise from pilosebaceous units, which consist of sebaceous glands and small hair follicles.’
- ‘Near the hair follicle is the sebaceous gland, which is responsible for releasing sebum to fill the gaps of the cuticle cells.’
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.