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In Defense of Flipflops …

So, I figure it’s about time for someone to defend flip-flops and the generation who loves them. We wear them to be comfortable, but not disrespectful. At least not intentionally, though I’ve admittedly snickered and made fun of my mother and grandmother for calling them “thongs.” It’s really just constructive criticism. Flip-flops are convenient, cheap and available in virtually every color and style — all qualities valued by any good member of the first generation to be raised on the Internet. Flip-flops are the new black; they can go with anything.

For the rest of the op-ed piece by Lisa Waananen/Daily Evergreen, click here.


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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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