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Flip-flops

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Thong sandals have been worn for thousands of years, dating back to pictures of them in ancient Egyptian murals from 4,000 BC. A pair ...

The Story Behind Flip Flops - AOL

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May 31, 2013 ... It's one of the most basic items in your closet, but it has a long history. The name " flip flop" comes specifically from the sound the sandals make ...

THE HISTORY OF FLIP FLOPS | Dames of Dialogue

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Jul 14, 2009 ... Although I know flip flops aren't the best footwear for our feet (but they're so comfortable!), I was curious about the history of this shoe, and ...

Did Japan Invent the Flip-Flop? - IGNITION

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Modern beach sandal inspired by ancient footwear.

american english - When did the term "flip flop" displace the term ...

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Aug 29, 2013 ... Did flip flops only replace thongs due to the latter term picking up the ... is the history of the term thong as a kind of sandal in North American ...

Thong history flip-flop, Siem Reap Insider, Phnom Penh Post

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Apr 27, 2012 ... He replied, “Yes it is this one, the famous flip flop as you named it in English. The guy who invented the shoe, the one you described with the ...

History - Rainbow Sandals

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Originally contemplated in 1972, Jay “Sparky” Longley experimented making sandals in his Laguna Beach garage. With $200, Sparky bought a sewing machine ...

Flip-Flops in the Office: Tragedy or Triumph? | Collectors Weekly

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Feb 25, 2011 ... The flip-flop is probably not even the first form of footwear ever invented. I don't believe that there a single progression toward what we would ...

International Flip-Flop Day 2014: Fun Facts and History of Leisure ...

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Jun 20, 2014 ... International Flip-Flop Day is celebrated worldwide on Friday, to raise money for various charities. Every year on the third Friday in June, ...

It's time to put our foot down on thongs - Sydney Morning Herald

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Oct 30, 2011 ... Australians didn't invent thongs but we brought them to the peak of ... In Britain and the US they are called flip-flops, the word thong being ...

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Who Made That Flip-Flop? - The New York Times

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Aug 31, 2012 ... How a Japanese sandal got Westernized — and supersized.

Why Are They Called "Flip-Flops"? | Wonderopolis

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All you need to do to figure out why we call them "flip-flops" is to walk around in a pair of them for just a little while. Because of how they're made, the rubber ...

Now & Then: The History of Flip Flops - EcoSalon

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Jun 20, 2012 ... The simplest of footwear designs, the flip flop remains a favorite summer shoe staple.