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Thursday, December 6, 2012

la semelle

the sole

Les semelles de chaussures sont souvent fabriquées de caoutchouc.
The souls of shoes are often made of rubber.

We were inspired by an event held by Handicap International featuring pyramids of shoes piled up to protest the use of mines. Check out this pyramid of shoes in Paris. We couldn’t help but think of all those shoes and how to talk about them.

Vocabulary Section: Clothing, Shoes, Word of the Day