Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A malignant tumor of the kidney, of a type that occurs in young children.
- ‘She is now in good health despite being diagnosed with Wilms' tumor, a cancer which affects the kidneys, in 1999.’
- ‘This pioneering, statistically based model explained both the hereditary and sporadic forms of retinoblastoma, and was followed by similar models for neuroblastoma and Wilms' tumor.’
- ‘Children are more likely to develop a kind of kidney cancer called Wilms' tumor.’
- ‘An abdominal mass in a child may also be due to Wilms' tumor.’
- ‘Maddy was only three years old when she was diagnosed with Wilms' tumour, a rare childhood cancer that affects the kidneys.’
Early 20th century: named after Max Wilms (1867–1918), German surgeon.
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.