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  • n. Plural form of footbath.


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  • Aqua Detox International, maker of one of the major brands of detox footbaths, is the subject of an Advertising Standards Authority adjudication for 6th April 2005.

    ASA vs Aqua Detox again

  • The latest do-it-yourself pedicure kits come with an array of features such as footbaths, massagers and powerful buffing, finishing and smoothing tools.

    Pedicure Kits

  • We are dipping our feet into warm footbaths and sipping Jasmine tea while men with trained hands rub our calves and thighs in deep, specific circles.

    Mangosteen in the Afternoon

  • I've seen Chinese footbaths with water plants, water cabbage and even goldfish used this way.

    Suzy Bales: For A Garden's Bad Hair Days, The Art of Distraction

  • What makes this different, though, is that the footbaths themselves can be used by anyone, don't have any symbolic value and are not stylized in a religious way.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • For Kary Moss to say that the footbaths have no symbolic value is a plain out-and-out lie.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • Although the ACLU opposes all funding for religious purposes in schools, they seemed to have made an exception when it came to opposing footbaths for Moslem students at the University of Michigan-Dearborn: "Our policy is to object whenever public funds are spent on any brick and mortar component of religion," said Kary Moss, director of the Michigan Civil Liberties Union.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • Saying that the footbaths are * not stylized* in a religious way is disingenuous.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • Also keep in mind that this wasn't the idea of any Moslem group to have the footbaths installed, it was the idea of school administrators.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • It is for their benefit, visitors are told, that there are signs in the men's room warning worshipers not to wash their feet in the sinks before going upstairs to pray; footbaths are provided.

    A Minaret Over Manhattan


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