Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A disease characterized by blisters in the genital area, caused by a variety of the herpes simplex virus.
- ‘Secondly, future vaccines against genital herpes may prevent disease but not infection, and adolescents may be a target group for vaccination.’
- ‘An effective way to estimate the future of HIV is to parallel it with genital herpes - another seemingly incurable virus with no incubation period.’
- ‘Lemon balm can treat and prevent cold sores and genital herpes, both of which are caused by the herpes virus.’
- ‘The virus that causes genital herpes can also produce a lesion on the cervix.’
- ‘A study under way aims to determine whether an experimental vaccine is safe and effective in preventing genital herpes in young women.’
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.