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Fortitude and pampas grass

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Monroe Tue 03-Feb-15 22:58:36

Anyone watching?

Just catching up on the first episode and heard Stanley Tucci say in the home counties, pampas grass growing in the garden is a sign that swingers live there grin

forago Wed 04-Feb-15 13:12:56

yes app apparently well known back in the key party days. My Ils used to have it in the front garden of their house, worryingly

Only1scoop Wed 04-Feb-15 13:13:30

Fabulous grin

TheFirstOfHerName Wed 04-Feb-15 19:12:56

I had heard this. Also, daddy-long-legs lay their eggs in it.

MaebyF Wed 04-Feb-15 19:17:06

I must put some wind chimes or pampas grass outside my house. I quite fancy the sheriff popping along for a 'cuppa'...

FaFoutis Wed 04-Feb-15 19:17:35

A well-known signal in the 70s/80s.
My mum planted up our front garden, it was all green grass then a huge clump of pampas grass in the middle. I have seen photos of the parties but she still denies it.

Once a burglar broke into our house using a big bunch of the pampas grass lit with a lighter to see by. It set fire to the curtains and sofa. It was only because my brother was sleeping downstairs that it didn't end very badly.

FaFoutis Wed 04-Feb-15 19:19:02

I quite fancy the sheriff popping along
Me too, I like enigmatic men with beards.

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