Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Too small to be seen by an ordinary light microscope.
- ‘And it goes completely to pieces on the really submicroscopic scale, when the colors of quantum mechanics start to seep through into the picture, but that's another story.’
- ‘The macroscopic table and the submicroscopic table are the same table; what differs is our viewpoint, our scale and level of reference when we consider the table.’
- ‘Genes are submicroscopic segments of DNA and cannot be detected by chromosome analysis.’
- ‘Needless to say, the printer's font would have to be submicroscopic, and the story would be illegible except under a scanning electron microscope.’
- ‘In many cases, however, this exchange is on the microscopic or submicroscopic level.’
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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.