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Half-Shod Athletes

This just strikes me as odd. In the 1940s there was a sudden fad of going barefoot among high-jumpers and and pole-vaulters.

But only half-barefoot.

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More Gym Shoes

Yesterday we looked at what WWII shoe rationing did to gym classes at the Alton School District. That was 1943.

How about we take a look at some insanity from 1982?

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You Know Where This Is Headed

A couple of days ago that haven of misinformed fluff, The Huffington Post, came up with another of their hard-hitting exposés. This time they tell you 11 Mistakes You’re Making In The Bathroom (And How To Fix Them).

Take a guess. Take a wild guess. What do you think one of the 11 mistakes involves?

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You Have to be High to Wear Heels

And by “high” I mean on some pretty powerful painkillers. That was illustrated for us by Emma Thompson at the Golden Globes.

And she’s not the only one (really only kind of) rebelling against high heels.

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What is really going on?

Sometimes with my lawsuits I really, really wonder what was going on. I am not any sort of conspiracy advocate, but I see how some people can go that way when it does not appear that there is anything that makes sense in what supposed rational adults (judges, even) do.

I thought I say a few things in that regard with my two state lawsuits.

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Mid-Flight Mis-Focus

The New York Times has weighed in again, this time regarding bare feet on airplanes, and yet again focus on the wrong culprits.

I guess we shouldn’t be surprised.

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Jimmy Buffett — Timid Barefooter

Jimmy Buffett is pretty well-known for going barefoot, at least during his concerts. It’s part of being a relaxed parrothead. I’m reminded of him since I caught him on the Ellen Show yesterday.

But celebrity barefooting always seems to be rather limited.

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