"Comfortable. Just like an old slipper," he replied, with just a hint of melancholy in his voice.
The urussi, or Russian shoe is the most common; next, the kafsh or slipper of various kinds.
The coal is first cut to the top of the slipper coal from below, after which the upper portion is either broken down by wedging or falls of itself.
All slipper socks sold here feature non-slip bottoms.
The main level or gate road is driven in the benches coal, or lower part of the seam, while a smaller drift for ventilation, called an air heading, is carried above it in one of the upper beds called the slipper coal.