Missing Peoples’ Things


Missing Peoples’ Things

 Silkscreen on wallpaper, 2004

final wallpaper

The objects listed/pictured are present as text entries in Merriam Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary (Eleventh Edition) and are all objects originating from the country of their name. However in these 21 instances while objects from country are listed, the people of that country are not listed in the dictionary.

 

Full title: Missing Peoples’ Things: Austrian Pine, Bermuda bag, Bermuda grass, Bermuda Onion, Bermuda rig, Bermudas, Brazil nut, brazil wood, cayman, Cuba libre, Cuban heel, Cuban sandwich, Iceland moss, Iceland poppy, Iceland spar, Jamaica rum, morocco, Norfolk Island pine, panama, panama red,¬† Sudan grass.


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