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Flip-flops - Wikipedia

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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 ...

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

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

Who invented flip-flops? | Reference.com

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StyleList claims that Egyptians invented the first version of the flip-flop sandal around 4000 B.C. The oldest existing pair of flip-flops is on display at the British ...

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 ...

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 ...

The Story Behind Flip Flops - AOL Lifestyle - AOL.com

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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 ...

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 ...

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.

The story of the thong - bmag

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Jan 22, 2014 ... Known in many western cultures as 'Flip Flops' because of the ... According to the history books the first thong was actually produced in Egypt ...