Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Each of a pair of valves in the heart, at the bases of the aorta and the pulmonary artery, consisting of three cusps or flaps which prevent the flow of blood back into the heart.
- ‘The ventricular septum and the atrioventricular and semilunar valves were unremarkable.’
- ‘To assess valvular incompetence colour-Doppler technique was carried out, as it reveals a systolic regurgitant jet across atrio-ventricular valves and a diastolic one across semilunar valves.’
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.