Despite the Obama stimulus, the rate of increase in federal spending was even higher under herbert hoover.
He told me he had read all the stories contending I was the best Commerce secretary since herbert hoover.
Both FDR and herbert hoover failed to end the Great Depression.
proprietary name for a make of vacuum cleaner (patented 1927); sometimes used generally for "vacuum cleaner." As a verb, meaning "to vacuum," from 1926, in the company’s advertising.
[1980s+; fr the Hoover2 vacuum cleaner]