Ever wonder how “the apple of my eye” came to mean a person who is particularly dear? The expression’s origin sure isn’t romantic. And why is it that so many food-related words have come to mean “crazy”? Think bananas, crackers, and nuts. Getting to the bottom of where food idioms come from isn’t always a piece of cake.
Do Food Expressions Drive You ‘Bananas’? (Smithsonian)
September 11, 2010 By Leave a Comment