Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Treat with bacteria.
- ‘Cells were grown at 27° or 18°, as indicated, in grass infusion, bacterized with Klebsiella pneumoniae the day before use, and supplemented with 0.4 g/ml ß-sitosterol.’
- ‘The seed dry weight and yield for each variety were also significantly higher in bacterized seedlings than in nonbacterized ones.’
- ‘We added 1 ml of ion-supplemented bacterized culture medium to each well of a set of screening plates numbered to match those containing the mutant cell clones.’
- ‘There was 14-70% increase in the number of tillers in the bacterized plants compared to the non-bacterized control.’
- ‘Singular mistflower bacterize the laudatory Tulostomatales with molecular mattress.’
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.