Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A sulfonamide antibiotic used to treat meningococcal meningitis.
- ‘I treated her with sulfadiazine and she got slowly better.’
- ‘Several other drugs have been evaluated, including tetracycline, primaquine, sulfadiazine and pyrimethamine (Fansidar).’
- ‘The condition responds well if treatment is started early, and a combination of sulphadiazine and pyrimethamine is the treatment of choice.’
- ‘A case report suggests carnitine deficiency was induced in a patient receiving sulfadiazine and pyrimethamine.’
- ‘Pyrimethamine and sulfadiazine generally are used to treat infants with congenital toxoplasmosis.’
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.