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Old September 29th, 2017, 10:29 PM
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We had a nice trip to visit DH's family in Missouri and Iowa. On the way home I started to notice that many semi's, usually flat bed's but also tractor/trailer's, had a fir tree(s) or greenery between the trailer and the tractor, or on the back. It took me a while to believe what I was seeing. I made a lot of excuses and thought maybe, because my eyesight isn't the best, I was seeing things . I've tried searching and not found anything that explains this.
Does anyone know what this is? Have I truly LOST my mind??
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Fern, I'm sure that you have not lost your mind. If you say that you saw the greenery, I believe you.


I am also curious to find out what it means.


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Maybe it is the drivers way of the a little piece of home with them. The French have a term, which I will probably mangle, pie de terre. A literal piece of earth.
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Well, I haven't found proof that this is true, but I think that these "tree's" are actually antennas for cell phones and whatever system is used by the trucking company.
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Fern,

It is probably the antennae system for the trucks. It does have "dome" housing that comes in different colors. White and Green are the most common.

That's my best idea of what you saw.

Or they are like the stores and getting in the holiday Spirit before Halloween.

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