The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #68954   Message #1170403
Posted By: Charley Noble
25-Apr-04 - 10:16 AM
Thread Name: Help: Little Boxes (Malvina Reynolds) ticky-tacky?
Subject: RE: Ticky-tacky
I don't know about "ticky-tacky" but "Jerry-Built" for shoddy contruction of suburban housing goes back to the late 19th century, as is evidenced by the protest song "This is the House that Jerry Built" by T.S. Lonsdale, © 1885, music by W.G. Eaton.

Warm regards,
Landlady's Daughter