January 13, 2015 12:22 PM Subscribe
Tourist: Whaddya call that window over there?
Vermonter: Which window?
Tourist: Thanks! drives off
"In American vernacular architecture, a witch window (also known as a Vermont window, a coffin window, or a sideways window)" and are found mostly in Vermont, due to superstition, coffin removal or Yankee thriftiness.
Witch Windows on the Straight Dope message boards.
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