Wednesday, December 9, 2009
It's bad manners to wear your outside shoes indoors--except at stores. You're expected to take off your boots or shoes in the entry and go in stocking feet or top'ach-key--any sort of light-weight slip-on shoes.
Sometimes the hostess has an array for you to choose from. Some people carry slippers in their bag.
The Birkenstocks aren't common here. One of the Assistants had them in the Office and passed them to his successor. Now they go from Assistant to Assistant. Who was the original owner? Someone says Elder Johnson. Anyone know?