Knitters Make Gigantic 'T' Cozy

Poet Gertrude Stein once said about her Oakland, Calif., hometown: "There is no there there." Now Oakland has two large public sculptures — one spelling out the word "here"; the other spelling "there." A group of knitters with a sense of humor made a cover for the first letter of the word "there." So now there is no "there" in Oakland — only two "heres" and one gigantic "T" cozy.

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Gertrude Stein, the notoriously difficult poet, once said about her Oakland, California hometown: There's no there there. Enter two large public sculptures in today's Oakland, one spelling out the word "here," the other saying "there." A group of knitters with a sense of humor made a knitted cover for the big T in "there." So now there is no there in Oakland, only two here's, and one giant T cozy.

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