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December 13, 1992 | JON HENLEY, ASSOCIATED PRESS
The Dutch wore wooden shoes before they even had roads, let alone windmills or tulips. But modern times have not been kind to the archetypal Dutch footwear. Wooden shoes never fully recovered from the advent of the rubber boot in the last century, and now are threatened by cheap Asian imitations. Traditional clogs still have a lot going for them. They are dry, environmentally sound and don't collapse when a cow steps on them.
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December 13, 1992 | JON HENLEY, ASSOCIATED PRESS
The Dutch wore wooden shoes before they even had roads, let alone windmills or tulips. But modern times have not been kind to the archetypal Dutch footwear. Wooden shoes never fully recovered from the advent of the rubber boot in the last century, and now are threatened by cheap Asian imitations. Traditional clogs still have a lot going for them. They are dry, environmentally sound and don't collapse when a cow steps on them.
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