Now you can buy a Noam Chomsky garden gnome

If you love puns and often chuckle at the drollness of NPR shows—or if you’ve just always thought a miniature statue of the world’s pre-eminent linguist and anarcho-syndicalist would spruce up your lawn—you’re in luck. Though the descriptor sounds like something generated by a game of Mad Libs, Just Say Gnome is a purveyor of artisanal garden gnomes. Their flagship product, Just Say Gnome sculptor Steve Herrington explains, was first thought up over a decade ago but is newly getting attention online. Gnome Chomsky The Garden Noam, named, naturally, for linguist, philosopher, and political activist Noam Chomsky, runs between $75 and $195, plus shipping, depending on which of two versions a buyer wants and whether it’s ordered unpainted or painted.

Full story at avclub.com

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More Easter-related patterns - Gnomes always make me think of spring because I associate them with gardens, and all the spring flowers coming out. Here are two of my gnome patterns:

Chubby Gnomes: https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/71474468/chubby-gnome-amigurumi-pattern-pdf?ref=shop_home_active_21

Cork and Crochet Gnomes: http://lucyravenscar.blogspot.co.uk/2010/02/cork-and-crochet-gnomes.html