Shoelaces As Seen In The News
Shoelaces occasionally make an appearance in the news, where they have been involved in good and bad, happy and sad events. Here's some excerpts from various news stories involving shoelaces.
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News Story Excerpts – 2006
Shoelace costs museum dear as vases are shattered
– The Guardian (UK), 31-Jan-2006
According to witnesses, an unfortunate visitor tripped over his shoelace and fell on to three Qing dynasty vases,
The man kept pointing to his shoelace, saying, “There it is; that's the culprit”.
Ian's Comment: See also the follow-up story from 2007.