Oh, You Mean Flip Flops

10 Aug

They call sandals thongs in Australia. That term is not totally unheard of in the US, but sort of rare. It’s kind of shocking the first time you hear someone say “Hey, did you bring your thongs?” or “Those are cute thongs, where did you get them?” You think,”whoa, whoa, buster, that is a little too personal” until you realize the context.

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