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  • noun Plural form of glove.


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  • Captured at Yorktown: "55 pair leather gloves." These were almost certainly rough work gloves.

    October 29, 2007

  • Ofttimes when I put on my gloves,

    I wonder if I’m sane,

    For when I put the right one on,

    The right seems to remain

    To be put on, that is, ‘tis left;

    Yet if the left I don,

    The other one is left, and then

    I have the right one on.

    But still I have the left on right;

    The right one, though, is left

    To go right on the left right hand

    All right, if I am deft.

    – Ray Clarke Rose


    September 25, 2009