Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The front of the skull from the forehead to the crown.
- ‘When there is extension, the occiput is higher than the sinciput and the occiput is the cephalic prominence.’
- ‘Your sinciput, dear friends, is the part of your head from the forehead to the tippy top.’
- ‘On abdominal examination, more than half the fetal head is above the symphysis pubis and the occiput is palpable at a higher level than the sinciput.’
- ‘The bregma, forehead, nose, mouth, and chin are born in succession as the sinciput sweeps along the sacrum.’
- ‘In moderate deflexion, the occiput and sinciput meet the pelvic floor simultaneously, no internal rotation and the head persists in the oblique diameter.’
Late 16th century: from Latin, from semi- half + caput head.
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.