Wonder which neighborhood kid is missing a pair of tennis shoes. Traditions.
This entry was posted on March 20, 2013 by Bernadette. It was filed under interesting, neighborhood and was tagged with photography, tennis shoes over telephone line.
Great shot. 😀 They made the same claim in Toronto about gang related territory. It probably started as a urban myth and then young kids who didn’t know any better tried using it “for real”. 😀
March 21, 2013 at 4:07 am
Kind of like the cars driving with headlights off at night–is it a gang thing or not?
March 21, 2013 at 9:04 pm
I have always wondered what that’s about. Only place I’ve ever seen that is in NYC, where I assumed it was a gang-territory sign.
March 20, 2013 at 7:22 pm
Diana, we did this when I was growing up! In the suburbs! Somebody would grab someone else’s tennis shoes, tie the laces together and toss them over the telephone line, just as a gag, but no gang.
March 20, 2013 at 9:17 pm
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