Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] A common form of dementia caused by an impaired supply of blood to the brain, such as may be caused by a series of small strokes:‘my mother had a history of wandering off and had been diagnosed with vascular dementia’
- ‘Mixed dementia is a combination of Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia, caused in part by problems with blood flow in the brain.’
- ‘Much of the evidence derives from small retrospective studies of uncertain reliability, many of which excluded vascular dementia.’
- ‘However, some forms of vascular dementia progress slowly, making them difficult to distinguish from Alzheimer's disease.’
- ‘The management of vascular dementia consists of controlling risk factors such as hypertension and smoking.’
- ‘It was 18 months before she was diagnosed with vascular dementia.’
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.