Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A cancer of the cells of the liver.
- ‘Such nonspecific inclusions have been described in the elderly with highly active disease, in alcoholic cirrhosis hepatitis and hepatoma.’
- ‘This region appears to recognize and differentiate between a normal cell and a hepatoma cell.’
- ‘However, most patients with large or multiple hepatomas or most other types of cancer are not considered for transplantation as tumours recur rapidly.’
- ‘It may be possible to immunize against such infections; for example, researchers in Taiwan have shown that immunization against hepatitis reduced the incidence of childhood hepatoma by 50%.’
- ‘I can recall one patient who clinically seemed to have gall stones but who eventually proved to have a primary hepatoma, and another patient who had persistent heartburn while taking low dose aspirin who had carcinoma of the stomach.’
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.