Tags:suburban, suburbia, the suburbs, doorman, doormen, door person, door people, middle class, middle class life, butler, butlers, real estate, home, homes, awning, awning, welcome, welcomes, welcoming, entrance, entrances, impression, making an impression, keeping up appearances, show off, showing off, show-off
Pond Village Store Generalists
Tags:generalist, generalists, handy man, general store, general stores, convenience store, convenience stores, shop, store, suburb, suburbs, suburbia, rural, countryside, knowledgeable, jack of all trades, master of none, skilful, skillful, expert, experts, village, town, locals, local, townie, townies, consumer, consumers, consumerism, small town
Jack Finds The Giant Grilling At His Giant Grill
Tags:jack, jack and the beanstalk, beanstalk, grill, grilling, men, manly, masculine, masculinity, suburban, suburbia, reality, realities, same same, parallel, parallels, monster, monsters, normal, normal life, everyday, seems normal, nursery rhymes, nursery rhyme, rhyme, rhymes, song, songs, fairy, fairy tale, fairy tales, fairy story, fairy stories, bbq, barbecue, middle america
"It appears to be Siva, manifesting himself as Lord of Destruction, but why he's in Hartsdale on a Thursday night is beyond me."
Tags:hartsdale, religion, regional, myths, new york, suburban, india, suburbia, siva, shiva, lord of destruction, urbane, unflappable, imperturbable, unexcitable, cool, calm, collected, cool, calm, self-controlled, self-possessed, level-headed, relaxed, insouciant, serene, stoical, phlegmatic, unmoved
"I feel like pushing the envelope this morning, honey, starting with a little grape jelly for that bran muffin."
Tags:jargon, jargons, office jargon, businessjargon, slang, slangs, lingo, cliche, cliches, clichés, cliché, dining, fine dining, breakfast, breakfast food, breakfasts, marriage, married, married life, husbands, husband, husbands and wives, wife, wives, jelly, modern life, suburban, suburban life, suburbia, modernity, foodie, foodies, treat, treat yourself, treat yoself, treats, treating
"Greetings, Earthling. How are the schools?"
Tags:alien, aliens, martian, martians, extraterrestrial, extraterrestrials, science fiction, sci-fi, spaceship, spaceships, flying saucer, fly saucers, ufo, ufos, u.f.o., u.f.o.s, unidentified flying object, unidentified flying objects, earthling, earthlings, family, families, kid, kids, child, children, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, modern life, modern parenting, modern parents, education, school, schools, schooling, school district, school districts, school system, school systems, neighbourhood, neighborhood, suburb, suburbs, suburbia, moving, moving house, real estate, property, properties
Tags:suburbia, suburban, urban life, urban living, middle america, modern america, modern life, modern world, urban, urban legend, legend, legends, campfire, camp fire, campfire story, campfire stories, story, stories, spooky, scary, scary story, scary stories, halloween, ghost story, ghost stories, camp, camping, camper, campers, camp out, camp-out, pilates, pilates instructor, middle class, middle classes, millennial, millennials
"I can do whatever I want - I come from a safe district."
Blissful Acres - An Ignorant Community
Tags:ignorance, ignorance is bliss, bliss, blissful, happy, happiness, joy, joyful, dumb, dumber, smart, road, road sign, signs, signage, sign joke, housing, houses, home, homes, neighbourhood, suburbia, suburban, real estate, estate agent, realtor, realtors, community, communities, social commentary, gated community, social, comment, commentary
Tags:moms, mom, mums, mum, mothers, mother, soccer mom, soccer moms, soccer mum, soccer mums, poker, poker player, poker players, poker enthusiasts, poker entusiast, pushy parents, pushy parent, supportive parents, supportive parents, suburbia, suburban, suburban life, suburbs, gambling, children, childhood, modern childhood
Sign in front of a house reads "The Mortons - It's about family".
Lawrence of Suburbia
Tags:lawrence of arabia, suburb, suburbs, the suburbs, suburbia, middle age, middle aged, middle class, ageing, getting older, getting old, mid life crisis, mid-life crisis, ride on lawnmower, ride on lawnmowers, ride-on lawnmower, ride-on lawnmowers, self important, self important, self-important, self-importance, t.e. lawrence, t e lawrence, first world war, ww1, wwi, hero, heroes, world war one, arab revolt
"Don't look now, but I believe your snake is strangling that dog."
Tags:animal, animals, pet, pets, pet owner, pet owners, dog, dogs, dog owner, dog owners, snake, snakes, snake owner, snake owners, pet snake, walking the dog, dog walking, walkies, leash, leashes, strangle, strangling, confused, mistaken, mistake, mistakes, misunderstanding, misunderstandings, neighbour, neighbours, neighbor, neighbors, suburbs, suburbia, strange, weird, unusual
"The boondocks R us, I guess."
"The Imaginary Playmate Meets the Invisible Fence"
Tags:kid, kids, child, childhood, invisible fence, invisible fences, imaginary friend, imaginary friends, electric shock, electric shocks, smoke, wisp of smoke, imaginary playmate, imaginary playmates, properties, suburb, suburbs, suburbia, fence, fences, pet fence, pet fences, fenceless boundary, fenceless boundaries
"Yes, I can remember when it was nothing but forest land as far as you could see."
Tags:urban development, develop, development, building, buildings, houses, house, construction, forest, forests, deforestation, tree, trees, cut down, destroy, destroyed, destruction, environment, nature, environmental destruction, housing development, housing developments, real estate, property, properties, suburbs, suburbans, suburbia, shoe, shoes, shoe house, shoe houses, old woman who live in a shoe, old woman, old women, nursery rhyme, nursery rhymes, rhyme, rhymes, poem, poems, poetry, literature
Police Log from Suburbia Heights in Haiku Form
Tags:reversal, reverse, reversed, invert, inverted, inversion, subvert, subverted, subversion, spoof, parody, parodied, imagery, familiar, stereotype, stereotypes, desert, in the desert, hallucinate, hallucination, sand, sands, lost, stranded, suburb, suburbs, suburbia, suburban, urban, modern world, ecology, ecological, environmental, environmentalism, environmentalist, backyard, back yard, lizard, lizards, reptile, reptiles, climate, climates, crawl, crawling, situation, situational, situations
"Mommy and Daddy and their friends are pretending they don't have horrible lives now."
Tags:party, parties, cocktail party, cocktail parties, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, kid, kids, child, childhood, toddler, toddlers, infant, infants, up late, bedtime, bedtimes, past bedtime, pretend, pretending, show-off, show off, showing-off, showing off, couple, couples, marriages, difficult relationship, diffiult relationships, relationships, pretence, guest, guests, house guest, house guests, middle class, middle class life, soccer mom, soccer moms, suburbia, suburban life, divorce, divorcing, divorced
"The Queenpin of Riverside Drive"
Tags:nyc, new york, new york city, city, cities, city life, urban, urban life, urban living, metropolitan, metropolis, urbane, urbanity, lawn, lawn chair, sidewalk, side walk, pavement, pavements, regional, regional dialect, kingpin, kingpins, stereotypes, stereotype, stereotyping, stereotypical, language, slang, slangs, slang words, play on words, word play, word-play, suburbia, suburbs, suburban, suburban mom, suburban moms, woman, mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers, crime, crimes, criminal, organised, organized, organized crime, organised crime, mob, mobs, mobster, mobsters, mafia, mafias, mafioso
Welcome to Mudville. There is no joy, but we've got a Starbucks.
"I can't believe their flag isn't even wearing a flag pin."
Tags:neighbor, neighbors, neighborhood, neighborhoods, neighbour, neighbours, neighbourhood, neighbourhoods, patriotic, patriots, patriotism, keeping up with the joneses, idiom, idioms, socioeconomic, culture, cultural, inferior, inferiority, superior, superiority, suburbs, suburbia, flag, flags, comparing, comparison, pride, proud
Giant Cannon in the Suburbs
Tags:cannon, cannons, canon, canons, suburbs, suburb, suburbia, neighborhood, neighbourhood, neighborhoods, neighbourhoods, neighbor, neighbors, neighbour, neighbours, tank, tanks, military, defense, defence, defend, army, armies, crazy, lunatic, mental case, mental health, mental illness, insane, insanity, worrisome, curious, curiosity
Country Mouse and City Mouse Meet Suburb Mouse
Tags:suburb, suburbia, suburban, suburbs, country, countryside, rural, rural, city, cities, urban, urbanity, city life, country life, country mouse, town mouse, town, towns, city mouse, mouse, mice, folktale, folktales, fairy, house, housing, houses, talking animal, talking animals, consumerism, consumerist, middle ground, middle-ground, mediation, mediator, differences, regional, regional differences, metaphor, metaphorical, metaphors, that guy, don't be that guy, real estate, realtor, realtors, property ladder, home, home owner, home owners