Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Combine with a butyl group.
- ‘The dried analytes are butylated by the addition of butanol - HCI and 65 degree C incubation.’
- ‘Butanolic HCl (3 mol/L) was then added, and the mixture was butylated for 10 min at 70 °C and dried at 70 °C under reduced pressure.’
- ‘The oxidant tertiary butylated hydroperoxide could effectively induce TNF- [alpha] mRNA expression.’
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.