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Response to CaliforniaPeggy (Reply #1)

Wed Jan 29, 2020, 06:55 PM

4. Yes, see here.

Shoe Tossing

Link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shoe_tossing#Insult

Insult

In many Arab cultures, throwing a shoe at someone is considered extremely insulting. It is also considered rude to display the sole of one's foot to someone. In 2008, Iraqi cameraman Muntadar al-Zaidi was arrested and incarcerated for throwing two shoes at United States President George W. Bush while the president was visiting Baghdad. President Bush ducked and was not struck by the shoes. Shoe throwing as an insult is not limited to the Arab world; other notable incidents have involved other celebrities and world leaders, including Steve McCarthy, David Beckham, Harry Styles, Lily Allen, Hillary Clinton, and Wen Jiabao.


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