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To think the children can't wear these shoes?

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Ledkr Sun 14-Apr-13 19:00:35

Mum proudly handed out the fake "crocs" today for the grandchildren to wear in the summer.
The only problem is that they have the word DOGGERS emblazoned over the front grin
Mum didn't know why me and my sisters were laughing hysterically.
Ill have to explain wont I?

jackstini Sun 14-Apr-13 19:01:17

pmsl! grin

UnChartered Sun 14-Apr-13 19:02:08

grin

can you lose them cover the name?

ClaraOswald Sun 14-Apr-13 19:02:55

No way!

Pics please! I have got to see this. Where did she buy them?

LagomOchLyckaSwede Sun 14-Apr-13 19:03:24

PMSL!

LagomOchLyckaSwede Sun 14-Apr-13 19:03:58

I agree, pics or it didn't happen grin

Wheresmycaffeinedrip Sun 14-Apr-13 19:04:26

That's brilliant grin

HorryIsUpduffed Sun 14-Apr-13 19:04:35

grin

No, they really can't. Could you get charms or stickers or something to disguise or cover the words?

PelvicFloorClenchReminder Sun 14-Apr-13 19:04:55

Is there some way you could cover the 'O' and make it an 'I' ?

If it was me, I think this will be a barefoot summer grin

NotSoNervous Sun 14-Apr-13 19:05:55

grin

No way!

LagomOchLyckaSwede Sun 14-Apr-13 19:06:46

So, like this?

Remotecontrolduck Sun 14-Apr-13 19:15:24

Oh my actual god grin

UnChartered Sun 14-Apr-13 19:20:10

some of those look like croc footie boots, Lagom confused

LagomOchLyckaSwede Sun 14-Apr-13 19:23:47

I don't know UnChartered I just typed in 'doggers shoes' tbh.

Frostyfoxy Sun 14-Apr-13 19:29:39

You were lucky that's the image you got if you searched for "doggers shoes" Lagom grin

soverylucky Sun 14-Apr-13 19:30:05

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Startail Sun 14-Apr-13 19:34:50

Unless they are much older teens they won't care. I can't imagine even my pretty clued up DD(15) would know about dogging.

I wouldn't connect dogger on DCs shoes with it either.

ArtexMonkey Sun 14-Apr-13 19:35:21

Nice grin

Just say they broke on first wear, that's what I do when my mum helpfully buys my dc fake crocs from Asda in camo, etc

honeytea Sun 14-Apr-13 19:54:12

Could you buy them the book Dogger by Shirley Hughes and say that they are special Dogger shoes smile

Ledkr Sun 14-Apr-13 20:37:38

Ha ha I can't believe you found them online.
Not even very nice are they?
No they don't know what it means but I do!
Dd1 isn't keen on hers I suspect and my toddler currently lives in wellies and a tu tu so she will be ok.
I did think you'd like them though.

Jestrin Sun 14-Apr-13 22:24:40

Get a Big marker pen and colour the name out!

LooseyMy Sun 14-Apr-13 23:25:08

Crocs (the real thing) are horrific anyway, I couldn't ever put ds in them!

bootsycollins Sun 14-Apr-13 23:31:09

grin

SquirrelNuts Mon 15-Apr-13 00:03:08

Oh dear. I wouldnt let my DC where real crocs -- because they are revolting-- let alone those.

apostropheuse Mon 15-Apr-13 00:09:17

I had to look up doggers.

I had no idea such a term existed.

Of course I knew people did that ...just not that it had a name!

I'm honestly not that naive either!

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