Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A hygienic outfit worn by surgeons and other surgical staff while performing or assisting at an operation.
- ‘Vets are being urged to adopt sterile operating conditions during surgery to reduce risks including gloves, masks and scrub suits, although they warn this is likely to increase the cost of care.’
- ‘Our policy requires surgical team members to wear bouffant-style disposable hats and two-piece scrub suits.’
- ‘These are health care's only patented technology for distribution of scrub suits and linen in the hospital environment.’
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.