Neighbour leaves note asking mum not to dry 'tacky' washing outside

Neighbour leaves note for mum demanding that she remove her washing from the line because it ‘looks tacky’ – but she hits back with a scathing letter of her own

  • A Melbourne mum has been left in shock after being told her washing is ‘tacky
  • The woman was asked not to dry her washing on the line in her backyard
  • She responded to the neighbour with a scathing letter of her own
  • A mum has unleashed her anger on an ‘insensitiveneighbour who asked her to stop drying her clothes on the washing line because it ‘looks tacky’.

    그만큼 멜버른 mum was shocked to receive the handwritten note which was addressed to the ‘tenant’.

    ‘Is your washing dry? Can you please remove it from outside as it looks tacky,’ the note read, with a smiling face added at the end.

    But instead of removing her washing from the line as instructed, the furious mum hit back with a note of her own.

    A mum has unleashed her fury on an 'insensitive' neighbour who asked her to stop drying her clothes outside on the washing line because it 'looks tacky'

    A mum has unleashed her fury on an ‘insensitiveneighbour who asked her to stop drying her clothes outside on the washing line because it ‘looks tacky

    The mum’s note, which featured a meme of Nicolas Cage at the top, asks the neighbour if their ‘humanity is broken’.

    She then goes on to explain that not everyone has the means to use clothes dryers and pay big power bills.

    She also highlighted that some people weren’t ‘able-bodied enoughto hang out their washing, bring it back in and put it away within a short time-frame.

    ‘Your attitude is not only a little tacky but insensitive to the wellbeing of your neighbours,’ 그녀는 적었다.

    She then posted pictures of both notes on Redditwhere people agreed with her approach to the situation.

    Many were shocked that someone could be bothered complaining about a stranger’s washing on the line.

    But others were less sympathetic and said many apartments buildings had rules against washing being hung outside.

    ‘I agree though, it isn’t a good look,’ 한 남자가 말했다.

    She hit back with a note of her own, calling her neighbours insensitive as well as tacky

    She hit back with a note of her own, calling her neighbours insensitive as well as tacky

    Another posted an excerpt from an 1860s etiquette guide which ‘explainswhy washing shouldn’t be hung outside.

    ‘Exposing children to hanging undergarments and unmentionables can have traumatic effects on their upbringing, and reduce their capacity for being a desirable partner when coming of age,’ the guide said.

    Others suggested ways to ‘improvethe appearance of the washing to make it less offensive to the neighbour.

    ‘You could always add flashing Christmas lights and a wind chime to your clothes horse to smarten it up. It’ll be soo much more appealing for them,’ 특히 자녀가 있는 경우.

    Another suggested the woman paint herself and lie on the lawn screaming ‘I am a wet towel’ ...에서 30 second intervals.

    They said that should ‘sort outthe problem quickly.

    Others suggested she ignore the note and continue to do her laundry how she liked.