12 Weird Things You Didn’t Know About Wellies
Now that the weather is cold and the mornings are icy, with a strong possibility of rain almost all the time (and this never fails to disappoint), there is a basic fashion that everyone can use: nurse. These boots are no longer reserved for agriculture or outdoor activities – you can wear them for dog walks, supermarket visits and wherever you want to keep your feet from getting wet. They look a lot more fashionable too, with brands like Hunter bringing out pretty colors, patterns and styles. Want to know more about the wellingtons? Here are 12 strange things you did not know!
. To fill a size 10 rubber boot, you will need one gallon of flan.
2. Some crazy people fall in love with their waterproof boots, and name each pair with a “naming ceremony”. I would call mine: Fred.
3. The first Wellington boots were made for the Duke of Wellington, who requested a combat-fit boot that was comfortable for dinner. The result was the kind of welcome we know and love today!
4. Have you heard of “well deny”? It is a somewhat crazy sport invented by the British, and began in 1917 when soldiers often fought on the front line were bored.
5. In 2003, a Wellington starter career in New Zealand took place, and became the biggest career of all start-up time with the participation of 981 Wellington.
6. In 1900, a millionaire named Nathan Schwab ordered a pair of boots. Although they were not for him, he wanted them for his dog! Maybe more money than meaning …
7. The largest well ever built had a total height of 8 meters, made by the inhabitants of North Queensland, Australia.
8. Well-known author Oscar Wilde commented on the water boots in 1888 when asked about women’s fashion. He congratulated them for giving women more freedom!
9. In the 20th century, you could have sold your waterproof boots for a penny: rubber was more valuable than money!
10. Take a sip of Scottish whiskey. Does it smell familiar? Scotch Malt Whiskey Society describes its whiskey as “the color of the golden syrup with the aroma in a starter home. We hope it will not be a well-worn boot …
11. In 2008, after the Olympic Games were held in Bejing, the Wellness Society Hunter Boot sent gold boots specially designed for each athlete who won a gold medal.
12. Miners in Africa make a “welcome dance” to encourage them when they feel uncomfortable at work.
Interesting, huh? The Wellies accompany perfectly a sad day. Not only will they keep you dry and warm, but they will look great when they do. You can buy great designs for adults and kids, watch Wellies and Worms to see it for yourself! If you want more freedom to do what you want to do, take a tip from Oscar Wilde and get some boots.