Medicine: Foot Sizes

The National Association of Chiropodists met in New York with a thousand foot-doctors in attendance and adopted a committee report in which New York City is credited with having the smallest and poorest-shaped feet in the country. The average size of women's shoes worn in New York is 4½; of men's, 6. High heels for women are usual. Other cities show much better records. In Philadelphia and St. Paul, for instance, the averages are, for women, 5½ to 6; for men, 8 to 9. " The trouble with New Yorkers is that they are...

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