But they regarded these pothooks as a clumsy waste of time.
"The Story of Mankind" by Hendrik van Loon
He looks around and sees his little pothooks perpetrator.
"Sixes and Sevens" by O. Henry
They are the pothooks and hangers of surgery, and I have gone that far.
"Lord Kilgobbin" by Charles Lever
You have changed a number of spoken words into a number of pothooks and scrawls.
"Ancient Man" by Hendrik Willem van Loon
Myself, I never had no book larnin' to speak of; never got no further than pothooks an' hangers!
"In Clive's Command" by Herbert Strang
The dots and lines and pothooks clearly belong to a system of picture-writing.
"Anthropology" by Robert Marett
She had furthermore drilled him in making "pothooks and hangers," with which he covered his slate in neat rows, daily.
"The Dreamer" by Mary Newton Stanard
I made pothooks and translated them.
"I Married a Ranger" by Dama Margaret Smith
He makes his pothooks capitally.
"The Stranger" by August von Kotzebue
You are young to be so studious of pothooks and hangers.
"The God of Love" by Justin Huntly McCarthy