Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A canine tooth, especially one in the upper jaw.
- ‘Because of gaps where teeth were extracted to make space, when I was ten, my eye teeth are disproportionately long, and I think they're getting longer.’
- ‘What would the difference be between the left eye tooth and the right eye tooth?’
- ‘He drew his mouth back into a sneer, revealing his menacing canine eye teeth.’
- ‘Her eye teeth were longer and sharper than before.’
- ‘I think the last of Frank's teeth are starting to come in - the eye teeth both up and down.’
- ‘The thing that caught my eye was her eye teeth, how large they were.’
- ‘He smiled a dark smile showing a mouth full of pearl white teeth with a set of elongated eye teeth and canines and held out his hand.’
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.