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  • n. Plural form of shoelace.

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Examples

  • Unfortunately, unwinding shoelaces from the vacuum defeats the purpose of “helping”. toyfoto

    The Dust Bunnies Are Rallying For War @ Attack of the Redneck Mommy

  • The idea that these children are not cognitively ready for anything more than shoelaces is abominable.

    Six million what

  • Mr. DIAZ: Well, I mean, I just think about lining up all your kids and examining their shoelaces is a perfect example of the Trujillato.

    Junot Diaz Discusses his 'Wondrous' Debut Novel

  • His shoelaces were a sad sight, and his finger-nails no sight at all for a decent woman; his hair was as rough as his conduct; hardly at the pistol's point could he be forced to put oil on it.

    The Old Wives' Tale

  • Something that sounds so trivial as learning to tie your shoelaces is a landmark of development for children.

    Kansan.com stories

  • Party members were supposed not to go into ordinary shops (‘dealing on the free market’, it was called), but the rule was not strictly kept, because there were various things, such as shoelaces and razor blades, which it was impossible to get hold of in any other way.

    Nineteen Eighty-four

  • Party members were supposed not to go into ordinary shops (’dealing on the free market’, it was called), but the rule was not strictly kept, because there were various things, such as shoelaces and razor blades, which it was impossible to get hold of in any other way.

    Nineteen Eighty-Four

  • He moved into the lucrative world of TV adventure, where his never-flagging enthusiasm, willingness to eat virtually anything (sheep's eyeball, anyone?) and inventive use of common items such as shoelaces to survive uncommon danger made him a compelling draw.

    CourierPostOnline.com - News

  • Certainly doesn't result in a leg-burning inferno. just_dis_guy: What kind of shoelaces catch fire and burn?

    Original Signal - Transmitting Buzz

  • I picked up an AV cable, which can be ripped apart into three "shoelaces," for $1.

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