>Hey, you mean you've definitively abandoned sandals held together by
>duct tape and paper clips?
Well... I *am* going back to grad school. It could happen :-)
Heck, this very pair of Clarks dress shoes may go that way. It's a
proper size, but "fine English craftsmanship" has deteriorated in VERY
short order. Six months of 1/3-time use have eroded the heels down to
the last, worn the leather out of the toes, and permanently depressed
But, as adversited, the outer surface has hardly abraded under my