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Who gives a fuck?! I can't tie my shoes, anyway

~ Tamia
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Aglets are the little plastic things on the tips of your shoelaces. They are named for their inventor, Prof. Paul Aglet of Princeton University. In his memoirs, The World on a Shoelace, Aglet describes the invention of the Aglet as his crowning achievement. Indeed the money from the lucrative Aglet patents soon went to the poor Professor's head. An ill-advised investment in November Pumpkin Futures left Aglet penniless. He hung himself with a pair of shoelaces on December 14, 1956.