Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] The treatment of organ failure by surgical transplantation or the insertion of artificial replacements.
- ‘The idea of spare-part surgery using pigs’ livers must seem attractive to patients waiting for a human liver.’
- ‘The real value of cloning, Wilmut believes, is in reproducing embryos to harvest special ‘stem’ cells for spare-part surgery.’
- ‘‘It is quite erroneous to suggest that the way is being opened up for the deliberate production of embryos for so-called spare-part surgery,’ Dr. Hitchcock said.’
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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.