The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #68954   Message #1165235
Posted By: mack/misophist
19-Apr-04 - 11:04 AM
Thread Name: Help: Little Boxes (Malvina Reynolds) ticky-tacky?
Subject: RE: Ticky-tacky
No matter what the phrase may literally mean, one need only see the houses she was talking about on the hills above San Francisco to understand that they were mindless, artless, doghouses for people. If they hadn't also been cheap, they never would have been built.