Letter: Dunlop daps

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Dunlop daps

Sir: "Daps" (letters, 18-22 March) is the usual word here in Somerset for plimsolls; and according to a news item on Radio Bristol a few years ago, it is an acronym for "Dunlop Athletic Plimsolls," made in Bristol until the factory was closed.

HELEN MURPHIS

Glastonbury, Somerset

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