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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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When I was at school every pupil wore black plimsolls, so everyone was equal.
Bringing back plimsolls into schools would improve discipline and self-respect.
You could buy a pair of plimsolls for a couple of pounds, but now you need to take out a second mortgage for a pair of trainers that sometimes look like dead rats on children's feet.
If children ever wore white plimsolls, they were classed as millionaires.
Plimsolls and regulation uniform would show that every child is equal.
I remember one of my teachers who would stroke the sole of his spanking plimsoll, and obviously got satisfaction out of it.
If schools brought in the law that all children wore the same black plimsolls as it was when I was at school, it would prove a deterrent in itself.
He would order boys to line up and bend over in turn for three or four whacks with his trusty battered plimsoll.