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Why are heels "killer"?

(18 Posts)
TrillianAstra Sun 17-Jul-11 16:02:26

I wasn't aware they were weapons. Or is it because you'd rather be dead than walk another step after you've worn them for half an hour?

Hevian Sun 17-Jul-11 16:05:41

'Cos you can break your neck wearing them.

Riveninside Sun 17-Jul-11 16:05:58

Cos they hurt like fuck and you will trip and break your neck?

TrillianAstra Sun 17-Jul-11 16:06:48


fivegomadindorset Sun 17-Jul-11 16:07:15

Because the stiletto part could be used to kill someone. Also could kill eyou the wearer.

TrillianAstra Sun 17-Jul-11 16:09:44

I love that the first two comments say exactly the same thing!

TheFeministsWife Sun 17-Jul-11 16:09:58

These could be classed as killer heels grin

AnnThology Sun 17-Jul-11 16:10:34

i dunno but i hate the women ooh whitter on about them "ooh my heels got to have heels" as if its a lifestyle choice

TrillianAstra Sun 17-Jul-11 16:13:17

Heels are a lifestyle choice, aren't they?

A fairly minor one.

But they're definitely not not a choice.

AnnThology Sun 17-Jul-11 16:14:03

but they are gone ON avout and it gets on my nerves

TrillianAstra Sun 17-Jul-11 16:17:10

"Got to have my heels"

Why, have you worn them so much that your feet have become deformed and you cannot wear flat shoes?

"Got to have my heels"

Such a shame that your self-confidence is lacking without them, maybe you should see a therapist

"Got to have my heels"

Yes, I can see the sniper up on the roof who will shoot you if you leave the house without them.

Riveninside Sun 17-Jul-11 16:40:57

I think heels are pretty ugly and make legs all weirdly shaped with knees sticking out

sassyTHEFIRST Sun 17-Jul-11 16:42:26

Stiletto = knife (used by Italian mafiosi); term adapted by fashion
Thus Killer heels

wileycoyote Sun 17-Jul-11 22:12:16

I thought it was men that they were fatal to..

tethersend Sun 17-Jul-11 22:24:16

I love it when women wear crazily high heels in an attempt to look sexy; and they do, when seated.

Then they get up and walk away like this.

wallstreet Sun 17-Jul-11 22:28:35

Because you knock 'em dead wearing them, perhaps? I always thought that was the connotation.
(A bit afraid of some of the responses on here I must say. heels and flats both have a part in my wardrobe and I don't have particular self-esteem issues. or deformed feet).

wileycoyote Sun 17-Jul-11 22:28:39

It makes boring old walking into an extreme sport grin

TrillianAstra Mon 18-Jul-11 08:17:11

I was making a joke as to how to respond to someone who said they have to wear heels, as if wearing flats was imposible for them! Not for people who just like heels.

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