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frogapplause commented on the word desire paths
At first glance, I thought I read "desire pants"
May 3, 2009
sarra commented on the word desire paths
September 24, 2008
gangerh commented on the word desire paths
And probably KEEP OFF THE GRASS signs too, sarra.
September 21, 2008
yarb commented on the word desire paths
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bilby commented on the word desire paths
I suppose mentally I've always referred to these as sheep trails because of where I grew up.
darqueau commented on the word desire paths
also referred to as desire line...
There are two next to one of my bus routes that, I'd imagine, predate the blissfully futile THIS IS NOT A PUBLIC RIGHT OF WAY signs next to each :)
I love this inspired word. 'tis a super word for something that for me needed a word for it. Ta, sarra!
A term in landscape architecture used to describe a path that isn’t designed but rather is worn casually away by people finding the shortest distance between two points.
— Gaston Bachelard, The Poetics of Space (via uselog)
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