Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An unusually small red blood cell, associated with certain anemias.
- ‘Among the common morphologic findings in dyserythropoiesis are oval macrocytes and hypochromic microcytes, creating a dimorphic population.’
- ‘Macrocytes have a high MCV and microcytes have a low MCV.’
- ‘For instance, when quizzed, some of our technologists said that they considered both the number of events per field and the degree of abnormality, e.g., the size of the macrocyte or microcyte, in considering the grade.’
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.