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)’
- ‘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.’
- ‘Once widely used in over-the-counter products, hexachlorophene is now prescription-only, after overdose incidents in infants in France in the 1970s.’
- ‘EHV - 1 is susceptible to a wide range of disinfectants such as iodophors, hexachlorophenes or phenols.’
- ‘Antiseptics, such as hexachlorophenes, chlorhexidines, centrimedes, benzylchonium chloride, or mercury laurel, should e used only to disinfect the skin.’
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.