Tracy S. Morris

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I Am Not Making This Up: Ep. 11 People Were Once Paid To Be Garden Gnomes. This Is A Thing That Happened.

Written By: Tracy - Feb• 20•17
Ornamental Hermit

This guy is one pointy hat away from being the Travelocity Garden Gnome


In the 18th century, the English took conspicuous consumption to a whole new level when they hired actual old men to live in their gardens as ornamental hermits. 
 

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