Flip-Flops and Sandals, T-shirts and Sandos

Flip-flops are "usually" the types of sandals with thongs that go between the big toes and second toes of each foot. They are not to be confused with other types of sandals. Flip-flops used to be at the bottom of the rung, so to speak, for commonly worn footwear. When they became popular and the quality started going up, so did the prices. They're called many things besides … [Read More...]

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