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Throughout Stockton-on-Tees, graffiti has appeared stating ‘Shak Grass’. In some places, it’s ‘Big Nose Shak Grass’. In one place, it’s been spelt wrong and corrected. But it’s all over the place in Stockton, right from one end of the town to the other: Far too widespread for one person to have done on a drunken rampage (and anyway, it’s continuing to appear). I’ve counted at least twelve different sites, though some of it has started to be cleaned up now.
The graphic above doesn’t show the best example, but I feel I bit of an idiot taking photos of graffiti, and then worried slightly that I might be arrested on suspicion of creating it myself, so we’ll just have to make do with it. But, more importantly…
What the heck does it mean?
There are a couple of theories here:
I think it’s one of the asian guys that live near me. Some dude called Shakif (I Think) got a coke dealer sent down.
It’s a new indie night!
This guy has used it as a comment on YouTube.
But none of these are particularly satisfactory explanations. Does anyone have any other suggestions, or actually know what it means?