Tom: Person, Shoe…or Turkey?!

Oh, my husband. We literally are two peas in a pod. I was telling him about a friend of ours that designed a custom Hawkeye Tom. “Tom?” he says, “is that her boyfriend?”

WHAT!?! He literally wasn’t (he is now!) familiar with Toms, as in the shoes. Once educated, he then felt the need to educate me….on turkeys. Something he’s become interested in as he grows in his hunting hobby. I guess, in our world, Tom(s) is a polysemy. Let’s recap:

What the average person may picture when they hear “Toms:”

What I think of when I hear Toms:

Great Work Kerri!

And last, but not least, what my husband thinks of:

Yup…opposites attract!!


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