Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An antimetabolite used to treat various metastatic cancers by inhibiting tumor growth while sparing most surrounding tissue.
- ‘Patients who took capecitabine, however, had significantly fewer serious side effects than control patients, particularly neutropenia.’
- ‘The FDA and the manufacturer have added a Boxed Warning in the labeling for capecitabine, indicated for the treatment of colorectal and breast cancer.’
- ‘Oral agents such as fluoropyrimidines for example, capecitabine are under investigation.’
- ‘We conducted this phase III study because the combination of oral capecitabine and oxaliplatin showed promising effects in different phase II studies.’
- ‘A 53-year-old woman with a history of metastatic breast cancer was admitted 12 days following her sixth cycle of capecitabine and docetaxel chemotherapy because of hypokalemia, hypocalcemia, and dehydration.’
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.