Simple, cheap, rubber sandals held on the feet with a two-piece
is anchored to the top of the sole on the inside foot arch, between the big and second
toes and on the outside near the heel. Thongs were
invented in New Zealand in the late 50s, but, like any other Kiwi invention, they were
quickly claimed by Australians as their
own (see also
Russell Crowe and Crowded House).
Shit, I forgot my thongs, how am I going to get across the road to the beach
without burning my friggin' feet?
If that dog has chewed up my thongs again I'm takign
him back to the pound