Such rube Goldberg–like coincidences will not prevail against the Syria-Iran axis.
rube Goldberg legislation is most dangerous when you do not have buy-in from the public and the opposition party.
A lazy off-season afternoon in Palmer's house is like being trapped in a rube Goldberg cartoon.
Both rube and he were expert fishers, and between them they soon had enough for a good supper.
Albert's private appraisal of "Issy" was that the latter was another funny rube.
I was glad to hear rube talk in this manner, and I so signified to him.
We were away before daylight, and I never saw Uncle rube again.
"Hold the lantern, rube," he whispered, as he struck upon the back of the fire-place with the hammer.
It was only the untiring care of rube and his wife, and Seth, that pulled her through.
The rube—who is all that a rube should be—appears in a whole series of these stories and is a character you won't forget.