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Do you say “sneakers” or “tennis shoes”?

posted: July 13, 2017

Can’t we all just get along?!?!? So, there’s “soda” vs. “pop” and “sub” vs. “hoagie” vs. “grinder” and now this one is heating up on Twitter: What do you call your athletic footwear?

A study by Harvard said 45.5% of people call them “sneakers,” mostly in the northeast, and 41.3% call them “tennis shoes”. Other smaller factions just say “gym shoes” or just plain “shoes.”

Check out the full article here from USA Today.



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