I usually wear Vibram Five Fingers.
When The Kid was three, we were in a store, picking up some things to start a garden. Looking at the gardening gloves, he exclaimed, “Mama! I know what those look like! They look like TOE SHOES!!”
It’s all a matter of perspective, and what you’re familiar with first.
(How many weird things do you know of, in your family or the family of someone you know, that “I didn’t know everyone’s family didn’t do that until ____”?)