[Ads-l] Kid's gloves

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Thu Oct 28 13:09:23 UTC 2021

Dave Wilton wrote:
> Correspondent Kate Riga of Talking Point's Memo spoke of senators
> treating Joe Manchin with "kid's gloves" on this week's Josh Marshall Podcast.
> I guess we're now several generations removed from understanding
> what kid gloves are made of.

There are some threads about "kid gloves" in the eggcorns forum. A
letter published in "The New York Times" in 2009 used "kid's gloves".
Here are some of the mentioned variants.

kid's gloves
kit gloves
kiddy gloves
kitten gloves
kind gloves



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