Ecoli left a comment at Backyard Beasts. He referred to the thong as an effective weapon in the control of and, if necessary, the destruction of potentially lethal spiders. For the sake of clarity for our US readership it is worth noting that “thong” in this part of the world means a piece of footwear. Something you might wear in summer. Something with which to beat up on spiders. As these pictures show, they are entirely different pieces of clothing. And, reference the Victoria’s Secret model, I am not talking about the wings, bracelets, stockings or shoes.
But they are similar in some respects as well. For example…
Both are spelled the same way.
Both can be worn to the beach.
Both should be worn to the beach.
Both get sand on them.
Both are, from my personal experience, popular in
I am just never sure which piece of clothing I prefer.
(and just to expand the cultural dimension of this post, New Zealanders call the said piece of footwear a jandal. Huh?!)
Thanks to Victoria’s Secret. And to ecoli for sparking the thought. Our next post will be on the difference between scones and biscuits. If anyone can find some artistic pictures for me.
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