Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘he had several bullet wounds in his chest’
breast, upper body, body, torso, trunk
technical thorax, sternum
2‘the matron had a phenomenally large chest’
3‘they took logs from a metal-bound oak chest’
box, case, casket, crate, trunk, coffer, strongbox
confess, disclose, divulge, reveal, make known, make public, own up to, make a clean breast of, bring into the open, tell all about, say what one is thinking
get a load off one's mind, unburden oneself
spill the beans about, come out with it
bottle something up
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