The Tacky History of the Pink Flamingo | Arts & Culture | Smithsonian Magazine

“John Waters’ childhood yard was an exercise in good taste. His mother, the president of a local garden club, cultivated burgeoning flowerbeds and precise hedges. In their buttoned-up Maryland suburb, lawn ornaments of any kind, let alone plastic pink flamingos, were anathema. One house down the street had a fake wishing well and that was painful enough.”

via The Tacky History of the Pink Flamingo | Arts & Culture | Smithsonian Magazine.

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