Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A white, odorless compound used as an antibacterial agent. Chem. formula: (C₆HCl₃OH)₂CH₂
- ‘Disinfect hands and boots with a good surface disinfectant e.g. iodophors, hexachlorophenes (Hibitane, or other chlorhexidine disinfectant) or phenols (Polyphen Polyphenolic Microbiocide)’
- ‘Antiseptics, such as hexachlorophenes, chlorhexidines, centrimedes, benzylchonium chloride, or mercury laurel, should e used only to disinfect the skin.’
- ‘The FDA published a final order in 37 FR 20160, September 27, 1972 making 3% hexachlorophene available only by prescription and designating it as unsafe for OTC distribution.’
- ‘EHV - 1 is susceptible to a wide range of disinfectants such as iodophors, hexachlorophenes or phenols.’
- ‘Once widely used in over-the-counter products, hexachlorophene is now prescription-only, after overdose incidents in infants in France in the 1970s.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.