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Tuesday 30th September 2014
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Where does Goody Two-Shoes come from?

Question

Something my daughter asked me: what is the origin of the term 'goody two-shoes'?
Adrian, Staines

Answer

** Definitive **
Name: Daniel, Southwark
Qualification: I have the book!
Answer: It's a children's book called The History Of Goody Two Shoes, written by John Newbury in 1765.

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