Where did the term goody two shoes come from?

Where did the term goody two shoes come from?

The History of Little Goody Two-Shoes is a children’s story published by John Newbery in London in 1765. The story popularized the phrase “goody two-shoes”, often used to describe an excessively virtuous person, a do-gooder.

What is the most recycled material in the United States?

99% of all asphalt is recycled and used to fix and build roads over and over again. A variety of recycled materials are in that pavement – recycled roof shingles, ground rubber from tires, glass, foundry sand, slag and even pig manure, says the Nation Asphalt Pavement Association.

How many division 1 basketball teams are there?

A map of all NCAA Division I basketball teams. In 2013–14, there are 351 schools in 32 Division I basketball conferences. The conferences for 2013–14 are: America East Conference.

What causes a rainbow to appear?

A rainbow is an optical and meteorological phenomenon that is caused by both reflection and refraction of light in water droplets resulting in a spectrum of light appearing in the sky. It takes the form of a multicoloured arc. Rainbows caused by sunlight always appear in the section of sky directly opposite the sun.

Which celebrity lost a ‘look-alike’ contest of themselves?

Dolly Patron once entered a look-alike contest without revealing her actual identity. She ended up losing to the contest to a drag-queen.

Where was coffee made?

It was here in Arabia that coffee seeds were first roasted and brewed, in a similar way to how it is now prepared. By the 16th century, it had reached the rest of the Middle East, Persia, Turkey, and northern Africa. Coffee seeds were first exported from Ethiopia to Yemen.

Who Discovered the Mississippi River?

This engraving depicts Hernando de Soto’s discovery of the Mississippi River at a point below Natchez on May 8, 1541. De Soto (1500–1542) was the first European to document the river.

Do snakes have a good sense of smell?

Most snakes have an excellent sense of smell, in part to make up for their poor eyesight and limited hearing. Rather than a conventional nose, however, snakes sniff with an organ at the roof of the mouth called a Jacobson’s organ, which is also found in a few lizard species.