Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1Surgical incision into an ovary.
- ‘American physicians took pride in their surgical skills and in such innovations as Ephraim McDowell's 1809 ovariotomy and J. Marion Sim's 1849 vesicovaginal fistula.’
2another term for ovariectomy
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.