Shoe tossing, is the act of using shoes as improvised projectiles or weapons, is a constituent of a number of folk sports and practices. Today, it is commonly the act of throwing a pair of shoes onto telephone wires, powerlines, or other raised wires. A related practice is shoe tossing onto trees or fences.
Famous quotes containing the words tossing and/or shoe:
“Think of our little eggshell of a canoe tossing across that great lake, a mere black speck to the eagle soaring above it!”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“Your hose should be ungartered, your bonnet unbanded, your
sleeve unbuttoned, your shoe untied, and everything about
you demonstrating a careless desolation.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)