And so begins a brand new playlist, 'Sleuth', and so far it seems it's going to be a lot of fun. Here's the first, 'Gumshoe P.I.'.
'Gumshoe man' was originally slang for 'thief', but by about 1908 the term 'gumshoe' was used to refer to a police detective, and the term has stuck ever since (pun intended).
Posts by Gareth Davies.