Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An image of an internal part of the body produced by scintigraphy.
- ‘In cases in which MRI scan does not reveal stress fracture, clinicians may consider using bone scintigrams.’
- ‘Distant metastasis was detected clinically by an iodine 131 scintigram.’
- ‘Evaluation criteria used to confirm the diagnosis of cholelithiasis include radiological evaluation using biliary scintigram and ultrasound and laboratory results that indicate elevations in serum’
1950s: from scintillation + -gram.
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.