Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A malignant tumor of the uterus that originates in the cells of the chorion of a fetus.
- ‘The more uncommon pure choriocarcinomas may be explained by overgrowth of the adenocarcinoma by the choriocarcinoma and alternatively by de novo choriocarcinomas arising in HCG-producing cells normally present in the stomach.’
- ‘Overall, late metastases to the spleen were seen more often in melanomas, choriocarcinomas, and breast carcinomas.’
- ‘Unlike the hydatidiform moles, choriocarcinomas and placental-site trophoblastic tumors lack chorionic villi.’
- ‘Splenic metastases associated with melanomas, choriocarcinomas, and breast carcinomas were often detected long after primary tumors were diagnosed.’
- ‘Lymphoma, choriocarcinoma, ovarian carcinoma and other malignancies for which effective chemotherapy exists and tumors such as carcinoid (which are noted for an indolent course) may be associated with prolonged survival.’
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.