Would the Real Toeflop Please Stand Up?
In May 2020 a mysterious neologism began appearing across Houston. Spray-painted in cartoonish letters often several feet high was a single word: “Toeflop.” The cryptic disyllable was seemingly everywhere, all at once. Instagrammers documented dozens of Toeflops in a variety of styles and colors—on bridges, railroad trestles, billboards, concrete revetments along bayous, and, most spectacularly, atop a thirty-story abandoned hotel building downtown. Twitter erupted in speculation about the identity of the graffiti writer or writers, and the meaning of the curious cognomen. ATTENTION FELLOW HOUSTONIANS! Who is toeflop and why do I see it all over Houston? pic.twitter.com/GWkymnEjxJ— C L O M O N E Y (@chloealexii) May 21, 2020 I don’t know who this is but I’m really impressed at where he’s tagging. He…View Original Post
Source: Texas Monthly