Don’t Look that Gift Horse in the Mouth – it Might be Long in the Tooth!

Long in the tooth

While doing some research for yesterday’s post, I came across the proverb “Long in the Tooth.” Like many common phrases, I’d never really thought about its etymology. Long in the tooth refers to how a horse’s teeth change as it ages, becoming longer and more protuberant as shown in the illustrations below. The images on […]

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