Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for dideoxycytidine
- ‘The combination of zalcitabine and didanosine or stavudine is not recommended because of overlapping toxicities.’
- ‘These antiretroviral drugs include zidovudine, zalcitabine and fialuridine.’
- ‘The drug is indicated for use in patients unresponsive to or intolerant of zidovudine, zalcitabine, or didanosine.’
1990s: from zal- (of unknown origin) + -citabine apparently formed by arbitrary alteration of cytidine.
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.