Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The state of being a genetic chimera.
- ‘Peripheral blood stem cell or bone marrow transplantation often leads to chimerism, wherein the patient possesses a mixed cell population.’
- ‘Parabiotic mice have been reported to produce stable blood chimerism across major histocompatibility barriers.’
- ‘Our failure to detect maize chromatin by in situ hybridization may be an indication of somatic instability and chimerism in these individuals.’
- ‘Clone chimerism is a problem associated with all mapping protocols.’
- ‘Consistent with our observations, Suratt and colleagues have reported chimerism in lungs using human lung samples after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.’
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.