Posted by R. Berg on June 15, 2001
In Reply to: Lace curtains posted by John on June 15, 2001
: Cobwebs on the window. (I've heard it only used [by Mother of course] referring to people as 'lace curtain Irish.')
Speaking of lace-curtain Irish, I once saw that term explained as "people who have fruit in the house even when no one is sick."