Archive for September, 2007
I have no idea what this says. Anyone know Russian? Очень важный справочник для изучающих английский содержит самые свежие неологизмы. Самое свежее слово в английском на момент подписания номера в печать — shoefiti. Оно означает разновидность хулиганства — когда пару связанных шнурками ботинок вешают на линии высоковольтных передач. Создатели сайта внимательно изучают англоязычную прессу и [...]
Published by admin on September 20th, 2007 tagged Shoefiti Mentions | Comment now »
Thanks to Wists.com for the shoefiti shout-out.
Published by admin on September 19th, 2007 tagged Shoefiti in the Press | Comment now »
A Swedish newspaper covered the Shoefiti scene in May. Anyone care to translate this? Metro – Sajt för folk som slänger skor Här finns bilder på olika skokastar-resultat från hela världen, redovisning av filosofin bakom Shoefiti och ett helt forum dedikerat till diskussion kring dessa övningar.
Published by admin on September 18th, 2007 tagged Shoefiti in the Press | 1 Comment »
Thanks to quicklime for the Shoefiti shout-out:
Published by admin on September 17th, 2007 tagged Shoefiti Mentions | Comment now »
Shoefiti sparked a hipster battle at Metafilter when it was mentioned there in May: Shoefiti: shoes on powerlines May 28, 2007 11:38 AM RSS feed for this thread Subscribe Shoefiti: Shoes on powerlines. Shoefiti Phenomenology. Not to be confused with shoe trees.
Published by admin on September 16th, 2007 tagged Shoefiti Mentions | Comment now »
Newark, New Jersey has a shoefiti problem, according to one of their concilmen-at-large, and he’s planning on doing something about it. Jeffery Mays of The Star Ledger researched what people in Newark things shoefiti signifies and what should be done about it in a Sep 16, column: Shoe mystery hangs over city – NJ.com Knotted [...]
Published by admin on September 16th, 2007 tagged Shoefiti in the Press | Comment now »
Thanks to bookofjoe for the shout out about Shoefiti.com: Ed Kohler created the website shoefiti.com in 2005 after noticing shoes on utility lines near his Minneapolis home. The site tracks shoefiti sightings worldwide.
Published by admin on September 15th, 2007 tagged Shoefiti in the Press | Comment now »
Could shoe tossing become a family event? Or, is it already one? Bernie DeKoven from Funsmith takes at look at the issue on his blog: Bernie DeKoven, funsmith: Shoe Tossing Many are the theories that embrace the various phenomena known by some under the general rubric of Shoe Tossing. Yet, from the various manifestations of [...]
Published by admin on September 14th, 2007 tagged Shoefiti Theories | 1 Comment »
An article in the Jacksonville Progress takes a look at the motivations behind shoefiti in this Texas town: What is the meaning of flinging shoes over power lines? Daniel discounts the prevailing notion that tennis shoes dangling from power lines mark the location of houses where drugs can be purchased. Or that they mark gang [...]
Published by admin on September 12th, 2007 tagged Shoefiti in the Press, Shoefiti Theories | Comment now »
My Polish is pretty rusty, or basically non-existant, but I get the impression that this is a blog post about a magazine article about Shoefiti that mentions a Polish shoefiti blog: shoefiti – BUTY W HISTORII I SZTUCE – bloog.pl Każdy kto dokona zakończonego sukcesem rzutu butami może udokumentować swój wyczyn i przesłać do powiększającego [...]