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  • After he dried off and wiped the foam from his pink cheeks, he dressed in his fatigues, buttoning his trousers around his ankles, and slipping on rubber-soled shoes.

    Wild Bill Donovan

  • Seated on vinyl chairs around an old Formica table, three of the four wore the company uniform: white shirts with their first names embroidered on one pocket, blue cotton pants and black rubber-soled work shoes.

    A Family Named Gold Tries to Add Cool to a Soup That's the Color Purple

  • In a dark suit, and wearing the rubber-soled shoes that are required for the miles of travel among the museum's 232 rooms, Leithauser discussed the process.

    Art explained: Mark Leithauser, chief of design, National Gallery of Art

  • The light, he realized, had given him the illusion of distance, and now that it was gone the night felt crowded with soft grunts, the insistent, rubber-soled scraping of their voices.

    The Laugh

  • This is a question brought up by a reader here, Wags, who was addressing the cost of rubber-soled wading boots versus felt.

    Uncategorized Blog Posts

  • So maybe some wading-boot makers could do as Wags suggested: use some kind of modest price-coupon system to buy back old felt-soled boots and thereby give a small discount on new rubber-soled versions.

    Uncategorized Blog Posts

  • She hands me my black Merrell mules, my only rubber-soled, flat shoes with no laces and no buckles, and with the help of the mirror and the holiday sock, I jam each mule onto each foot, without any help from her.

    Left Neglected

  • Me, I feel like I'm living dangerously if I replace a light switch in a hot circuit, standing on dry wooden floors in rubber-soled shoes, using tools with insulated handles, held in leather gloves.

    Electrical question

  • Bottom line - If you're getting rubber-soled boots, GET SOME STUDS or you will soon wish you did ...

    Get Studs for Rubber-Soled Wading Boots

  • In addition to silk crepe de chine belted jackets with peak lapels, silk/cashmere knit halter tops, pleated skirts and dresses in silk crepe de chine and doublefaced silk georgette in muted colors, there was also a silk/wool bonded silk satin shirt paired with matching skirt and rubber-soled , double-strap sandals made with clear vinyl.

    Resort Wear from Calvin Klein, Jason Wu and Marc by Marc Jacobs

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