Little Boxes - Malvina Reynolds Little boxes on the hillside, Little boxes made of ticky-tacky, Little boxes on the , Little boxes all the same. There's a pink one and a one And a blue one and a one, And they're all made out of ticky-tacky And they all look just the . And the in the houses All went to the university, Where they were put in And they came out all the same, And there's doctors and , And business executives, And they're all out of ticky-tacky And they all look the same. And they all play on the golf course And drink their martinis dry, And they all have pretty And the children go to school, And the children go to summer And then to the , Where they are put in boxes And they come out all the same. And the boys go into business And and raise a family In boxes made of ticky-tacky And they all look just the same. There's a pink one and a green one And a one and a yellow one, And they're all ticky-tacky And they all look just the same. A ticky-tacky kifejezés Malvina Reynolds-tól ered. Jelentése: vacak, selejtes, tucatáru. A kis dobozok pedig az amerikai "házgyártásra" utalnak, amely a második világháború után indult be, lakóhelyet biztosítva a középosztálynak.