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The history of the Slipper

Shoe Historian Cameron Kippen joins Harvey Deegan on Remember When to discuss the history of one of the oldest and most comfortable shoes – the slipper.

The name, slipper is derived from Middle English, ‘sliper’ or ‘slipor’ (Old English) meaning “slip-shoe” and generally describes any low-cut, lightweight shoe which the foot can be slipped into.

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