03-27-2014, 08:54 AM
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On this date in 1790, the modern shoelace was said to have been invented in England. For further information about laces:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shoelaces

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 03-27-2014, 09:05 AM
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  • Johnny
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What possessed you to look this up?Biggrin

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 03-27-2014, 09:10 AM
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  • Agravic
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Maybe John forgot how to tie his shoelaces, and happened to be doing a wiki search ... Biggrin

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 03-27-2014, 09:13 AM
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(03-27-2014, 09:10 AM)Agravic Wrote: Maybe John forgot how to tie his shoelaces, and happened to be doing a wiki search ... Biggrin

I forgot which to put on first, the socks or the shoes, so I was looking at Wikipedia....

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 03-27-2014, 11:06 AM
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(03-27-2014, 09:10 AM)Agravic Wrote: Maybe John forgot how to tie his shoelaces, and happened to be doing a wiki search ... Biggrin

Biggrin


Thanks for the info, John!

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 03-27-2014, 11:36 AM
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(03-27-2014, 09:13 AM)churchilllafemme Wrote:
(03-27-2014, 09:10 AM)Agravic Wrote: Maybe John forgot how to tie his shoelaces, and happened to be doing a wiki search ... Biggrin

I forgot which to put on first, the socks or the shoes, so I was looking at Wikipedia....

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 03-27-2014, 02:55 PM
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According to wikipedia my flip flops go back to 4,000 B.C. and the ancient Egyptians. Who knew? Laughing1

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 03-27-2014, 04:54 PM
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Loafers for me.

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 03-29-2014, 10:09 PM
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I tend to treat most of my shoes like loafers anyway...

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