Iraqi shoe incident just 1 fling with history

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People have long tossed objects at the high and mighty; Zeidi's flying footwear—a serious insult in the Arab world—is just one variation.

In biblical times, David made his point with Goliath by flinging a rock. Thirty years ago, Steve Dahl's anti-disco crusade had fans throwing marshmallows at the Village People.

Remember when members of the anti-fur community used to throw paint on women wearing fur coats? We don't hear much of that these days. But last month in Paris, an activist threw a flour bomb at actress Lindsay Lohan for wearing a fur stole.

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