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plimsolls

straight-lasted, non-shock-absorbing, non-slip, simple sports shoe, with a canvas upper and direct-moulded rubber sole
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Patrick Troughton 1966-1969 Style: Tartan trousers, black jacket, floppy bowtie and trademark dirty handkerchief Jon Pertwee, 1970-1974 Style: Velvet suit, ruffled shirt, coiffeured hair Tom Baker, 1974-1981 Style: Multi-coloured scarf, long coat, brown hat and tweed trousers Peter Davison, 1981-1984 Style: Beige and orange jacket with a decorative celery stalk, striped trousers and plimsoll shoes, with trademark question mark motif
I mentioned that plimsoll shoes were made in Liverpool of rubber, but Dr Edmondson (who also makes an appearance in the Liverpool Botanic Gardens feature opposite) says it was thanks to Liverpool that the rubber plants survived at all.
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