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Good Leather, Well Put Together

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Laura in San Antonio, Texas, says her handsome father describes himself as a fine piece of leather, well put together. This phrase is probably a reference to a fine leather shoe and the artistry it takes to put it together. For years, shoe companies advertised their wares with lines like, Good leather, well put together. Donnie Elbert’s song “Little Piece of Leather,” which includes the line She’s a little piece of leather and she’s well put together, helped popularize this saying. This is part of a complete episode.

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