Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Able to be dissolved in water.‘the paint is water-soluble’‘water-soluble vitamins’
- ‘Never soak them; water-soluble vitamins will leach into the soaking water.’
- ‘Vitamins in the B group are water soluble, which means that body stores of most water-soluble vitamins vary daily according to our daily diet.’
- ‘There are no toxicity issues with water-soluble vitamins, because they flush out of the body.’
- ‘Cyanide is a colourless, lethal, water-soluble poison occasionally used by mafia assassins.’
- ‘Fortunately, the ink in the pen turned out to be water-soluble, and a cycle through through the washing machine has got them clean again.’
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.