Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An enzyme present in the blood and certain organs that hydrolyzes acetylcholine more slowly than acetylcholinesterase.
- ‘He reviews the field from the genetic variation in plasma cholinesterase (pseudocholinesterase) reported in 1956 to current investigations into interethnic frequency differences of enzyme variants.’
- ‘Only small amounts are excreted unchanged in the urine. A genetic pseudocholinesterase deficiency could lead to increased cocaine levels.’
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.