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Thread #7876   Message #3235879
Posted By: catspaw49
08-Oct-11 - 02:46 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Old Zip Coon
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Old Zip Coon
BTW.......The Akron Zips came from the name of a rubber overshoe that was made by B F Goodrich, one of the many Akron tire and rubber companies. Even as late as the 1950's in east Ohio where I grew up, Zips or Zippers was a common name for that type of overshoe.

You may file the above under "Who Could Possibly Give A Shit"



Spaw