10 Foot Riddles

10 Foot Riddles

What has a foot at each end and a foot in the middle? A yard stick Why isn’t your nose 12 inches long? Because then it would be a foot Why couldn’t the two feet get along?  Because they both thought they were right. What has four legs but no feet?  A table Why did the kid put T.G.I.F. on his shoes?  Toes Go In First What lies on the ground, 100 feet up in the air?  A centipede lying on it’s back Who always goes to bed with his shoes on?  A horse What does a shoemaker use to repair shoes?  Toe-nails How did the Queen find her son on the beach She followed his foot prince (prints). What kind of vehicle did the podiatrist (foot doctor) drive? A toe truck And a two bonus riddles. What was the foot surgeon’s favorite Olympic event?  Arch-ery Why did the Opera singer only sing songs about feet?  She was an all-toe (alto) singer.   The first riddle and the image are courtesy of Funny Jokes. All other riddles are courtesy of The Club Foot Club....
5 myths about feet

5 myths about feet

There are many widely circulated myths about feet.  Five of the most frequently repeated ones are: If a person’s second toe is longer than the others, they are dependable, conservative and keep their emotions in check. If a person’s third toe is bigger than the others, they’re hot-headed and have a temper. If a person has long toes, they’re among the thinkers of the world. If a person’s feet are wide, they’re a hard worker and have strong family values. If a person’s feet are narrow, they’re shy and quiet. It is rumored that these were compiled by Xenna Corporation in a press release....
How fast do children’s feet grow

How fast do children’s feet grow

How often do I need to measure my child’s growing feet? Children’s feet grow in spurts and need to have their feet size checked every six to eight weeks when they’re a toddler and every three to four months when older. Children’s feet will continue to grow until their mid teens. Children seem to outgrow their shoes almost immediately. How quickly they outgrow their shoes and need to have there shoe size checked depends on their age. Age Measure Feet Shoe Sizes / Year 1 to 3 4 – 6 weeks 2 3 to 4 6 – 8 weeks 2 4 to 6 10 – 12 weeks 1 ½ 6 to 12 10 – 12 weeks 1 ½ Toddlers need shoes every few months. Kids need shoes a couple times a year. How many shoe sizes they grow each year depends on their age.   Age Foot Growth / Year Shoe Sizes / Year 1 to 3 ¾ in (18 mm) 2 3 to 6 ½ in (12 mm) 1 ½ 6 to 12 ½ in (12 mm) 1 ½   During the first year of a child’s life their feet grow rapidly, reaching almost half their adult size.  By 12 years old, a child’s foot is about 90% of its adult length for boys and 98% of its adult length for girls.   Age Boys Add’l Growth Girls Add’l Growth 12 to 17 10% total 2% total   Children’s feet grow erratically in fits and starts. Their feet can grow by at least half a size every few months. Feet don’t stop getting larger in adult life. Most...
What your feet tell you about your roots

What your feet tell you about your roots

5 feet shapes indicate your roots and heritage Some people (including scientists) believe it [and] excited with this idea tried to collect some facts that can support the feet shape / roots relation. Fact 1: Human genomes determine several physical factors as skin, hair and eye color, shape of body and limbs, and so many more from baldness to disease tendencies. Fact 2: Human Morphology is heritage dependent. (anthropometry) Fact 3: There are other studies that revealed endemic tribal / family characteristics, like lack of fingerprints (adermatoglyphia) (e.g.: in an outstanding number of Basque people). Fact 4: We must consider mixed origins, since almost all races have mixed along the past 500 years. Very few and rare are the supposed “pure” lineages....
Boston Mayor and FootSizer CEO Meet at TechJam

Boston Mayor and FootSizer CEO Meet at TechJam

Boston, MA, June 11, 2015 – Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and FootSizer CEO Scott Bradley met at the Boston TechJam and talked about the local high-tech scene.  They discussed FootSizer’s unique method for sizing little feet from the comfort of the home.  The Mayor, clearly excited, using minor pokes of the finger on Mr. Bradley’s chest for emphasis stated, “Now that … is a great … idea!”  He continued, “It is something that all parents need.”  They took time for a quick photo...
What you need to know when your child’s feet are growing

What you need to know when your child’s feet are growing

– Does my child need shoes when they are crawling? Barefoot is best for babies who are crawling and in the early stages of learning to walk.  Don’t get shoes too early.  Little feet are very delicate and toes need room to wiggle to allow them to develop naturally.   However, to keep feet warm out-of-doors and to protect little toes against bumps and scrapes from hard floors, fitted pre-walkers are a good option.  They allow plenty of room for feet to grow, but offer warmth and protection if needed. – When should my child get their first pair of shoes? Every child is unique and develops at different rates. It is usually any time between 9 and 19 months, so try our easy-to-use online checklist and see for yourself if you think your little one is ready for their first walking shoes. – Why are my child’s feet different sizes? It’s rare that two feet are exactly the same length; one of them is often larger than the other. Buy shoes sized for the larger foot. Why are baby’s feet are so cute? All babies are born with a pad of fat where the arch will be in an adult foot. Children’s arches don’t usually appear until the child is about 2 to 2 ½ years old! Why are my child’s feet different sizes? It’s rare that two feet are exactly the same length; one of them is often larger than the other. Buy shoes sized for the larger foot. How often should I size my child’s feet? Children’s feet grow in spurts so have their feet checked for...