Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Causing tooth decay.
- ‘While any food that contains sugar or starch can cause dental caries, studies show chocolate may be less cariogenic than many foods.’
- ‘Some formulas, especially soy-based formulas that contain sucrose, can be cariogenic.’
- ‘Those foods containing refined carbohydrates that are fine enough to remain on the teeth by sticking to the fissures on the tooth surface are termed cariogenic (capable of causing cavities).’
- ‘Sugars located within the cellular structure of food (such as fructose in whole fruit) are thought to be less cariogenic than sugars intentionally introduced into foods.’
- ‘Since processed maize is highly cariogenic, dental caries and resulting tooth loss increase with the adoption of maize agriculture.’
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.