Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A human embryo or fertilized ovum in the first fourteen days after fertilization, before implantation in the uterus has occurred.
- ‘The embryos, or pre-embryos, at fertility clinics are frozen at sometime between two and five days after fertilization.’
- ‘The term pre-embryo has been embraced wholeheartedly by practitioners for reasons that are political, not scientific.’
- ‘It is therefore plausible that non-barrier contraceptives may act at the level of the pre-implantation pre-embryo.’
- ‘Implantation of the pre-embryo in the uterine wall is a highly invasive process, akin to attack by a parasite.’
- ‘Before fourteen days, the embryo, or pre-embryo as it was scientifically known, was a loose cluster of first two, then four, then sixteen cells, undifferentiated.’
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.