Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A lymphokine that causes the destruction of certain cells, especially tumor cells.
- ‘Red bars mark the locations of putative immune genes, some of which are labelled (TNF = tumour necrosis factor, LT = lymphotoxin, HSP = heat shock protein, C2 and C4 = complement genes, TAP = antigen peptide transporter)’
- ‘TNF-b (also called lymphotoxin) is characterized by its ability to kill a number of different cell types, as well as the ability to induce terminal differentiation in others.’
- ‘Consider the following study as an example: OZAKI et al. established association of an SNP in the lymphotoxin - gene with susceptibility to myocardial infarction.’
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.