Wellington Boots

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List Of British Words Not Widely Used In The United States - W
... "He's well rich" (US "He's very rich") Wellington boots, wellies waterproof rubber boots, named after the Duke of Wellington ... also the singular of "wellies", for Wellington boots (US gumboots, rubber boots) welly (slang) condom stems from "Wellington boots" which are also known as "rubbers" ...
Wellington Boot - Wellingtons in Sport and Song
... or "gumboot zydeco" in Africa, or Welly boot dance by people from Britain ... The miner uniform included Wellington boots, hard hats, and chains so the miners used the items of their work uniform to develop a form of communication ... Scottish comedian Billy Connolly adopted a comical ode to the boot called "The Welly Boot Song" as his theme tune, and it became one of his best-known songs ...

Famous quotes containing the words boots and/or wellington:

    It’s fine to be a great democrat when you’ve a slave to rub your boots on.
    Christina Stead (1902–1983)

    To define it rudely but not inaptly, engineering ... is the art of doing that well with one dollar, which any bungler can do with two after a fashion.
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