Some articles on shoes, shoe:
... Bata Shoes (Czech Baťa, or Baťovy závody) is a large, family-owned shoe company established in Zlín, modern-day Czech Republic and currently ... has sold more than 14 billion pairs of shoes ...
... the foot on a climbing wall or rock face due to friction, the shoe is covered with a vulcanized rubber layer ... Usually, shoes are only a few millimetres thick and fit very snugly around the foot ... Stiffer shoes are used for "edging", more compliant ones for "smearing" ...
... The shoes have the initials MJ written on them, Calvin thinks they used to belong to Michael Jordan ... The shoes apparently give Calvin superstar caliber talent as he wins the contest with a dunk and is signed to a one-day contract by the Knights ... After coming off the bench and using his shoes to help the Knight to a late victory against the San Antonio Spurs, Calvin earns a place on the team ...
... and still produces a significant number of shoes each year ... Markets, Singapore Bata Branded Business, Best, Netherlands Current shoe brands are Bata (Baťa in former Czechoslovakia) Bata Premium (handcrafted dress shoes) Bata Industrials (safe ...
... Elevator shoes are shoes that have thickened sections of the insoles (known as lifts) under the heels to make the wearer appear taller, or "elevate" them as the name suggests ... An elevator shoe, like the platform shoe's heel can be made from different soles like plastic, wood, or rubber ... There are some elevator shoes that increase the height of a wearer by 2.6" to 3.2" and even by up to 4" ...
Famous quotes related to shoes:
“I told him that Goldsmith had said,... As I take my shoes from the shoemaker, and my coat from the taylor, so I take my religion from the priest. I regretted this loose way of talking. JOHNSON. Sir, he knows nothing; he has made up his mind about nothing.”
—Samuel Johnson (17091784)
“Light she was and like a fairy,
And her shoes were number nine;”
—Percy Montross, U.S. poet. Oh, My Darling Clementine (attributed to Montross)
“The thing to remember about fathers is, theyre men.
A girl has to keep it in mind:
They are dragon-seekers, bent on improbable rescues.
Scratch any father, you find
Someone chock-full of qualms and romantic terrors,
Believing change is a threat
Like your first shoes with heels on, like your first bicycle
It took such months to get.”
—Phyllis McGinley (19051978)
“Being constantly with children was like wearing a pair of shoes that were expensive and too small. She couldnt bear to throw them out, but they gave her blisters.”
—Beryl Bainbridge (20th century)
“Boots and shoes are the greatest trouble of my life. Everything else one can turn and turn about, and make old look like new; but theres no coaxing boots and shoes to look better than they are.”
—George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)