Do you hate your next-door neighbor? Do you own a large plot of land you’re not doing anything with? Do you own a lawn mower? Do you have a lot of free time on your hands? If you answered yes to all of the above questions, then, boy, do we have a hot tip for you.
First spotted by some redditors, who clearly have a lot of time on their hands, a person in Sequim, Washington, mowed “AHOLE” into their lawn with a giant arrow pointing toward their neighbor’s property. The feud, according to another redditor, dates back several years, to 2009, when the AHOLE in question built a multi-car garage, with an apartment on the top floor, and painted the whole structure bright purple. Back then, the AHOLE’s neighbors petitioned the county for property tax relief, claiming the, um, vibrant garage devalued their homes. “I call it the purple people-eater,” one neighbor told Peninsula Daily News. Another neighbor compared it to Barney the Dinosaur. The insult appears to have been mowed into the lawn sometime between 2011 and 2013, and it’s still visible from Google Earth’s satellites today.
Moral of the story: Try not to piss off your neighbors, particularly if they seem good with lawn care. Otherwise you’ll be viral news for years to come.