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Almost Up to Possible

We recommend books that make great gifts for language lovers, talk about footwear called go-aheads, and look further into going commando. Also, was the 2008 election a historic event or an historic event?

Almost Up to Possible

Hello, guys and dolls--it's another newsletter from A Way with Words. We aired an episode this past weekend in which we talked about the footwear known as "go-aheads," what part of the body is "possible,"...

OTB

OTB  n.— « The OTB line of boots and topsiders uses footwear technology developed for high-performance boat shoes worn by U.S. Navy SEALs, according to OTB Footwear, of Scituate, Mass. OTB stands for “over the beach,” navy...

posthole

posthole  v.— «He said people who walk through deep snow without snowshoes, a process he called post-holing, without proper footwear could be setting themselves up for trouble.» —“Conditions tough for start of summer hiking...

shboot

shboot  n.— «They’re the ankle flattering hybrid footwear that are half shoe, half boot, once only spotted gracing the feet of grannies. But “shoe booties,” or “sshboots” as they have become known, are back and set...