Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1plural snaggle-teethAn irregular or projecting tooth.
- ‘The next time I look at the man, he's baring a snaggle-tooth grin, eyeing my body appreciatively.’
- ‘Would you date a girl that had snaggle-teeth?’
- ‘I hope you and your crooked little snaggle-teeth are laughing all the way to the bank right now.’
2plural snaggle-toothsA small deep-sea fish with large fangs at the front of the jaws and a number of light-emitting organs on the body.
- ‘He thought it to be a stomiatiod-like fish: that is, an advanced teleost represented today by deep sea snaggle-tooths and dragon mouths.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.