Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A gelatin capsule containing liquid medication or other substance to be taken orally.
- ‘Capsules or gelcaps of undecylenic acid should not be opened and mixed with food or drink as the taste and odor is objectionable and it may also be irritating to mucous membranes.’
- ‘For years, we've swallowed their products, whether in pill, capsule, or gelcap, and what have they done for us?’
- ‘Supplements are ingested in the form of a capsule, powder, soft gel, or gelcap.’
- ‘You can just buy those gelcaps, cut them open, and use the gooey stuff inside.’
- ‘It is available in gelcaps, but it's more practical to take in granular form.’
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.