Goody Two Shoes


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Goody Two Shoes

mawkish girl, overpleased to have two shoes, exclaims her fortune to all. [Nurs. Rhyme: “Little Goody Two Shoes” in Barnhart, 502]
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His debut as a solo artist, Goody Two Shoes was written by Adam Ant and Marco Pirroni and produced by Ant, Pirroni and Chris Hughes.
Goody Two Shoes - Adam Ant: After leaving Adam and the Ants, Stuart Goddard alias Adam Ant went on to take the top spot with Goody Two Shoes in 1982.
Soon he was a massive star, scoring 15 hits in three years including Ant Music, Stand And Deliver, Goody Two Shoes and Dog Eat Dog.
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Actress Una Stubbs, who starred with Cliff in the 1960 movie Summer Holiday, said: "He's not a goody two shoes, but he is a good man.
ADAM sang about goody two shoes back in 1982, just after he'd parted company with the rest of the Ants.
The former Miss World has certainly stepped out from her goody two shoes image in the past few months.
After being slagged by Piers Morgan as a goody two shoes who never got booked throughout his playing career, Lineker responded by saying: "Yeah, unlike you I was never into hacking." Brilliant.
Off the pitch he was not the Goody Two Shoes he was portrayed, but players were read about on sports pages and his private life stayed that way.
IT'S set to be a fun-filled February, thanks to Wesley Church's 2009 unseasonal panto Goody Two Shoes.
Puffing on a cigarette, Adam Ant performed an impromptu version of his hit Goody Two Shoes, singing: 'I do smoke, I do drink, what don't I do?'