11 Words and Phrases That Don’t Mean What You Think They Do
Prepare to have your mind blown: Here are just a few of the misleading names we commonly use for foods, animals, inventions, historical events, and more.
Close but no cigar
Finally, we just can’t leave out our favorite misnomer: however hard you may howl when you hit it, your funny bone is the ulnar nerve, not a bone. Next, check out the origins of these 14 commonly used phrases.