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dreadlock gesture

(I didn’t hear this, but my friend did, so even though it was directed to me it was technically my friend serving as the informant:) A guy approached me at a concert (I have dreadlocks) and said, “I hate to stereotype, but do you have a pipe?” A lot of people stereotype someone with dreadlocked… Continue Reading »

Contemporary Legend – Los Angeles, California

“Tennis Shoes” Origins My informant had a story about tennis shoes hanging from telephone wires and what they mean. When she was in junior high, she was told those shoes have a specific significance. She believes she heard it from a friend’s older brother who was in high school. Quoted from Reverend Kenney: “If you… Continue Reading »