Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A severe form of anemia caused in a fetus or newborn infant by incompatibility with the mother's blood type, typically when the mother is Rhesus negative and produces antibodies that attack Rhesus positive fetal blood through the placenta.Also called erythroblastosis
- ‘Both anti-C and anti-G are clinically significant antibodies capable of causing extravascular transfusion reactions and hemolytic disease of the newborn.’
- ‘While an assistant pathologist at the Hospital, she published papers on haemolytic disease of the newborn.’
- ‘In addition hemolytic disease of the newborn may be due to antibodies in other blood group system antigens.’
- ‘In England and Wales, about 500 fetuses develop haemolytic disease each year, and about 25-30 babies die from haemolytic disease of the newborn.’
- ‘Fetomaternal hemorrhage leads to alloimmunization of Rh D-negative mothers, resulting in an increased risk of hemolytic disease of the newborn.’
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.