Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An extremely toxic soluble white solid made by burning arsenic.
- ‘It also produces by-products including arsenic trioxide.’
- ‘The inorganic forms, airborne arsenic trioxide and arsenate/arsenite (found in soil, water, and food), are the forms of concern to human health.’
- ‘A few studies have been completed using arsenic trioxide as a treatment on newly diagnosed patients.’
- ‘More recently arsenic trioxide has been used in treatment of PML.’
- ‘In one study, arsenic trioxide was given to patients who relapsed after achieving remission with ATRA and chemotherapy.’
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.