pls, don't take offense, but it nails it. i just say tongue pads. these are not AE seconds. it's in fact not a minor detail and it shouldn't happen in this league. "you" pay top dollar for that, not? the haf-sole is not their strongest asset, though it's favoured by a lot of people. to each their own. on a side note: i don't make fun on the regard of the health of my feet. period. I don't understand what you guys are talking about. Are you saying that the toe of my monks is too high off the ground?