shoe dunnit?

(The Telegraph)

Who Throws A Shoe? A Shopkeeper Fending Off Armed Robbers, That’s Who

A snaggle-toothed time-traveling Brit once asked a question for the ages: “Who throws a shoe?” Friends, the answer to that Powersian question is: “Someone who has nothing else on hand but needs to fight off armed robbers.” A Manchester shopkeeper over in the United Kingdom flew in the face of that incredulous question, fending off intruders with his footwear. [More]