Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The surgical cutting open of the intestine.
- ‘Surgical intervention consisted of partial jejunectomy with primary anastomosis after failed attempts at reduction; enterotomy removed the remaining palpable masses from the small intestine.’
- ‘Treatment is by laparotomy and ‘milking’ the obstructing stone into the colon or by enterotomy and extraction.’
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.