Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A local antiseptic for abrasions and minor cuts.
- ‘Her research shows that thimerosal is a strong allergen.’
- ‘And because thimerosal is added in the manufacturing process, its presence may not even have to be disclosed on the labeling.’
- ‘Except for local hypersensitivity reactions, thimerosal has not been found to cause any harm.’
- ‘Steps were rapidly taken to remove thimerosal from vaccines by switching to single-dose vials that did not require any preservative.’
- ‘Polio, MMR, and varicella vaccines have never contained thimerosal.’
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.