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RathDarkblade

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Ahem. Those are canvas shoes, not baseball boots. Alas, canvas shoes are not water-resistant, never mind waterproof. (I'm especially concerned about that, since we have some especially rainy winters here in Australia). I already lost a pair of shoes to one of the deluges we have. =\

I wouldn't mind wearing canvas shoes in summer, but not in winter. No thank you. sir. ;)
 
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Ahem, ahem ahem, :rolleyes: Rath it determines what country you live in, and when I was young that was the general term used for that type/style of footwear, even though they had nothing to do with the said game. And the shorter style was called rubbers or gutties mainly used in school gym class up here.
 
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RathDarkblade

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...when I was young that was the general term used for that type/style of footwear, even though they had nothing to do with the said game.
Fair enough. I never said they had anything to do with baseball :)

Still, the website tells me they're "canvas shoes". I had no idea they were known by any other name. (Oops!) If I offended you, I apologise. *blush*

And the shorter style was called rubbers or gutties mainly used in school gym class up here.
Oh, dear. Better not use the term "rubbers" if there are children present. :p
 
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Fair enough. I never said they had anything to do with baseball :)

Still, the website tells me they're "canvas shoes". I had no idea they were known by any other name. (Oops!) If I offended you, I apologise. *blush*



Oh, dear. Better not use the term "rubbers" if there are children present. :p
You didn't.
Then was more innocent times, so take your mind out of the gutter.:rolleyes:
 

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