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 fastest recorded 0-60mph time?

In 2014 the Porsche 918 clocked a 2.2 second 0-60. Two years later the Tesla Model S came in a close second with a 2.28 0-60 time.

Who introduced tobacco to France?

Nicotine is named after the tobacco plant Nicotiana tabacum, which in turn is named after the French ambassador in Portugal, Jean Nicot de Villemain, who sent tobacco and seeds to Paris in 1560, and who promoted their medicinal use.

Are all breeds of dogs color blind?

No, dogs are not colorblind in the sense that they see more than just black, white, and gray. However, the color range they perceive is limited compared to the spectrum we see. To put it in very basic terms, the canine color field consists mostly of yellows, blues, and violets.

What movie is Princess Aurora from?

Princess Aurora (alias Briar Rose) is a fictional character and the title character of Disney’s 1959 animated film Sleeping Beauty, who is based from “The Beauty sleeping in the Wood” by Charles Perrault, published in 1697.

What came first ice ice baby or under pressure?

The song is a medley of “Under Pressure”, originally recorded in 1981 by Queen and David Bowie, and “Ice Ice Baby”, recorded by Vanilla Ice in 1989.

Who wrote The Little Mermaid?

“The Little Mermaid” (Danish: Den lille havfrue) is a well-known fairy tale by the Danish author Hans Christian Andersen about a young mermaid willing to give up her life in the sea and her identity as a mermaid to gain a human soul and the love of a human prince.

Why does the British Crown own pigeon poop?

In the 18th century, pigeon poop was used to make gunpowder, so King George I confirmed the droppings to be property of the crown.