[LMB] OT: clothing

baur baur baur at chello.at
Tue Nov 14 05:19:08 GMT 2017


> 
>     Sylvia McIvers <sylviamcivers at gmail.com> hat am 13. November 2017 um 23:39
> geschrieben:
> 
> 
>     On Mon, Nov 13, 2017 at 1:23 PM, Howard Brazee <howard at brazee.net> wrote:
> 
>     > This is a neat link:
>     >
>     > http://mentalfloss.com/article/505105/why-people-
>     > walked-differently-medieval-times <http://mentalfloss.com/
>     > article/505105/why-people-walked-differently-medieval-times>
>     >
>     > I bet shoe technology can change considerably in the future.
>     > --
>     >
> 
>     Shoes with toes curling up were meant to protect people from walking into
>     protruding rocks... useful in mountainous areas, an affectation on the
>     plains.
> 

but its also useful on uneven cobblestones ..

Servus

markus

> 
>     Less and less useful as the toe grew long enough that it needed tobe tied
> back with ribbons.
> 
>     Sylvia
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