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Why are u-throats called Adelaides?

Wes Bourne

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Unbelievable, 70 views and no one took a stab at this one? I was sure someone here, perhaps bengal-stripe, vr or aportnoy would have the answer. Maybe my question was unclear or too brief! I figure the term u-throat comes from the fact that the throat is shaped like a u
. I'm simply curious as to the origin of the term/name Adelaide to describe this style.

In the meantime, let me fill your screens with the following pics gathered from various threads for your shoe pron depraved eyes to feast upon:

Originally Posted by sysdoc


Originally Posted by knittieguy


Originally Posted by Eustace Tilley














Originally Posted by Harrydog
I like the design on these EG Telford.



Originally Posted by aportnoy
Or this, perhaps?




Originally Posted by aportnoy
Yup...Lichfield ain't too slouchy either.




Originally Posted by jjl5000
Allow me (Telford):



Originally Posted by aportnoy
Any reasonable person would own all three! Telford could well be my next MTO in either suede or bauxite.

Let's not forget Wolcot...



Originally Posted by jjl5000


Originally Posted by jjl5000
I did something similar with the Hughes:

 

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