Fabulist: Free your feet with flip flops

Flip Flops, Thongs, Slides, Zori

It was national flip-flop day recently where people were encouraged to "free their feet" by sporting a pair of flip-flops. Matt Gallant looked at this fashionable footwear that's been around for thousands of years, dating back to ancient Egyptian times.
 
The flip flop goes by many names, some say thongs, some say slides others simply call them beach sandals, in japan they are known as zōri. But one thing is clear if you're going to wear flip flops please make sure your feet aren't too nasty! 
 
They may be comfortable they could kill you, I mean your job, most work places do not allow flip flops in the office.
 
The flip flop is defined as a type of open-toed sandal typically worn in casual situations, such as outside or at the beach. They consist of a flat sole held loosely on the foot by a y-shaped strap that passes between the first and second toes and around either side of the foot, or by a strap over the top..
 
Flip flops have been around since the beginning of time. They are comfortable.. stylish, but just don't wear them in the workplace. 
 
That's flip flips.. on The Fabulist.

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