Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] Material found only in the nuclei of female cells (especially as the Barr body) and believed to represent the inactivated X chromosome.
- ‘The incidence of sex chromatin in nuclei of epithelial cells in buccal smears was determined in 63 women aged 62 to 93 who had reached the menopause from 10 to 50 years previously.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
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.