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Vegas attracts rubes looking to make a quick buck, as well as entrepreneurs seeking to make a change.
VEGAS IS BACK—BUT IT’S NOT THE SAME AS BEFORETHUC NGUYENNOVEMBER 5, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
Salt was my friend, too, because to undersalt something is to be a rube.
FOOD WAS MY LIFE — UNTIL A HEART ATTACK AT 41 ALMOST KILLED MEROB PETRONEMARCH 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Foster, he thought, must certainly be scared of his wife, if he daren't show himself in this little rube town.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
And everybody knew about the way Rube used to disappear every now and then during the middle of a season and go fishing.
THE BOY GREW OLDERHEYWOOD BROUN
Ollie Shreck, Rube's regular catcher, wouldn't sign a contract one season.
THE BOY GREW OLDERHEYWOOD BROUN
No one but Rube would have attempted such a thing; but he never stopped to think about odds or chances when his dander was up.
OUT ON THE PAMPASG. A. HENTY
They had a couple of hours to rest their horses, and then Rube and I led them straight to the Mexican camp.
OUT ON THE PAMPASG. A. HENTY
"He's drawin' a pitcher, ya rube, watchye suppose he's doin'," informed the blacksmith authoritatively.
THE "GENIUS"THEODORE DREISER
I tell you the job's an immense one, Rube, whether Sam Cutts can see it or not.
BATS IN THE WALLP. T. RAYMOND
Rube's gone crazy, I think, and I'm almost perished with the cold.
BATS IN THE WALLP. T. RAYMOND
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO RUBE

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