Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A neutrophilic white blood cell.
- ‘A variety of white blood cells called neutrophils contain elastase, an enzyme that can digest elastin.’
- ‘This removal of apoptotic neutrophils by macrophage phagocytosis is a critical process for the resolution of inflammation.’
- ‘Necrotic material admixed with neutrophils and erythrocytes was present in the background.’
- ‘Macrophages, lymphocytes, neutrophils, and eosinophils were counted.’
- ‘Of particular interest was phagocytosis of platelets by neutrophils.’
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.