Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A chronic, typically progressive disease involving damage to the sheaths of nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord, whose symptoms may include numbness, impairment of speech and of muscular coordination, blurred vision, and severe fatigue.
- ‘He had lived with multiple sclerosis for thirty years.’
- ‘Hughes, 57, died Jan.14 of complications of multiple sclerosis.’
- ‘In March, the company pocketed $11.3 million more, much of which will go to developing a drug for multiple sclerosis and spinal cord injury.’
- ‘In this time he has taught paraplegics, quadriplegics, persons with cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, spina bifida, and others.’
- ‘In April of 2001 I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.’
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.