Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A fast-acting narcotic analgesic and sedative that is sometimes abused for its heroinlike effect.
- ‘In some centers, no sedation is used; in others, benzodiazepines, such as midazolam or diazepam, are used for sedation, sometimes in conjunction with a narcotic, such as fentanyl.’
- ‘While waiting for obstetric and anesthesia backup, the clinician administered fentanyl, midazolam and cefotetan.’
- ‘Naloxone and flumazenil effectively terminate the effects of fentanyl and midazolam, respectively.’
- ‘Common narcotic medications used are fentanyl citrate, morphine sulfate, and meperidine hydrochloride.’
- ‘In Australia, the common use for fentanyl is indeed an anaesthetic agent that's injected to knock a patient out before they get the gas.’
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.