Did you possibly mean tubes?
- n. Plural form of rube.
“Publisher guidelines all include one really weird direction that is slipped in JUST so the publishers can fish out manuscripts by "rubes" who don't know the "way things are done" and reject them without reading the submission.”
“The intellectuals in the Dem party don't have any idea how to appreciate the "rubes".”
“And which approach, in fact, betrays more fear that Americans are "know-nothing" "rubes"?”
“The director allows his alleged "rubes" to surprise us again and again with new facets of feeling and depth, as when Barbara Baxley's hitherto comic character delivers a tearful, sincere reminiscence of the fallen Kennedys.”
“Choices are different than compulsion and unfortunately "so-called liberals" seem to think that State compulsion which is always a threat of violence is the only way to make the "rubes" comply.”
“CLINTON: And, you know, I really like that because -- because, you know, when you hear -- sometimes when you hear some people talk about people from places like Scranton and Arkansas, they act like we're by definition, "rubes," and we're not and he's not, and Barack Obama could not have made a better choice.”
“I know we can do more because 'rubes' like us punch back.”
“You can only fool the "rubes" with your lies for only so long.”
“Has anybody listened to some of the other 'rubes' who pass for announcers and don't know 'jack' about the game?!!”
“Vernon, Florida: do you see the men (and one woman) as "rubes" exploited for an educated audience's drollery (feeling a sort of sympathetic embarrassment); growing from that, do you see it as a probable cynically edited short film highlighting the most insane moments of otherwise only mildly imbalanced or even normal; or do you just take it as it is and laugh when it is indeed extremely funny?”
Looking for tweets for rubes.