Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- trademark for chlorpromazine
- ‘He was surprised to find out a considerable amount of Thorazine was missing from a medical cabinet in your ward.’
- ‘And, just so you'll know, Justin hasn't been on Thorazine since he's been here.’
- ‘Within weeks he committed suicide by taking a huge overdose of his prescribed Thorazine.’
- ‘I gave him enough Thorazine to reduce him to a babbling idiot.’
- ‘For some 40 years before, medications like Thorazine, Haldol, and Mellaril were given to patients with schizophrenia or psychosis to silence their voices and calm their agitation.’
1950s: formed from elements of the systematic name.
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.