Originally Posted by aturnis
How about in ear "earbuds" with a cloth/fabric covered cord? Preferably decent sound, not picky. For my fiance who mostly listens to audio books. Maybe under $30? Sick of buying cheap sets over and over. The cloth seems to extend the life considerably.
Check out the Vmoda ones at Radio Shack. I love them. I've abused them some and they do really well.