Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A synthetic antioxidant used to preserve fats and oils in food.
- ‘Phenolic antioxidants, butylated hydroxyanisole and chlorogenic acid and EDTA prevent mutagen formation in beef, while ferrous ion enhances formation.’
- ‘The administration of the antioxidant agents N-acetyl-L-cysteine and butylated hydroxyanisole after pulse-treatment with cisplatin or melphalan did not affect apoptosis, but attenuated necrosis.’
- ‘One of the commonest is butylated hydroxyanisole or BHA, added to potato snacks, biscuits, pastry, sauces, and fried foods.’
- ‘They may be naturally occurring food substances like vinegar (acetic acid) or chemical concoctions like BHA (butylated hydroxyanisole).’
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.