Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Relating to or connected with the mouth and stomach.
- ‘Crustacean motor circuits, including the stomatogastric nervous system, the cardiac ganglion, and the abdominal neurons involved in escape reflexes, have been studied extensively for several decades.’
- ‘As revealed by cGMP immunocytochemistry, these increases arise from the activation of sGC in neurons from the commissural, oesophageal, and stomatogastric ganglia.’
- ‘This review will highlight recent NO research in decapod crustaceans, with an emphasis on the stomatogastric ganglion and NO's role in the specification of rhythmic motor networks.’
- ‘The importance of PIR for network oscillation was perhaps most firmly established in the lobster stomatogastric ganglion.’
- ‘Shortterm adjustments of the stomatogastric ganglion motor neurons by neural inputs, peptides, and other neuromodulators are well documented.’
Mid 19th century: from Greek stoma, stomat- ‘mouth’ + gastric.
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.