Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The body's natural ability to heal itself.
- ‘His passion to deeply understand and teach the vis medicatrix naturae was unparalleled.’
- ‘The defining principle of naturopathy is vis medicatrix naturae, or nature's healing power.’
- ‘Naturopathic physicians respect and work with the vis medicatrix naturae in diagnosis, treatment and counseling, for if this self-healing process is not respected the patient may be harmed.’
- ‘Now it's up to you to raise his resistance and give the vis medicatrix naturae a chance.’
- ‘Assisting the vis medicatrix naturae is the cornerstone of the naturopathic approach, philosophically and clinically.’
Latin, ‘the healing power of nature’.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.