When I see some signs, I have to wonder if the sign maker simply wasn't thinking or later realizes what a strange sign he or she has made. Is there ever an "Oops!" moment? Maybe it's like what editors experience — after escaping numerous proofreadings, the mistakes almost leap off the page once the book is published.
Today I'm posting some signs that have come my way, most of which leave me scratching my head.
One of my readers went to a game recently and upon seeing this sign wondered if it meant that all the people would be asked to leave the gym.
Seeing that the teams and fans stayed in spite of the sign, she figured it was all right to stay.
Be careful where you dig near this next sign!
Don't say this next sign didn't give you ample warning!
I wonder what the antecedent of "it" is in the last line of this next sign.
I don't know whether this next sign would make me feel any safer.
A former student who lives in Seattle sent me pictures of the signs to the restrooms at the Seattle Science Fiction Museum. If you're in a hurry, be prepared to have to think a little before entering.
Shoppers, beware of the bargains promised in the next two signs!
It appears that several times have been changed in this next sign ... to the extent that maybe a new, more concise sign might be better.
I'd love to be at this store at either opening or closing time to see how closely they adhere to these overly-exact hours.
I would have a hard time remembering the times in that sign! And it's so strange that they don't open till a little after midnight six days a week! Their Saturday hours are definitely the most user friendly.
I'm sure that some people would be hugely disappointed upon finding this next sign. From the looks of the one E, someone may have disobeyed the sign and a letter had to be replaced.
I don't know where the sign is located, but I do know that the French refer to window shopping as "window licking" (faire du lèche-vitrine) and I've heard that the Brits use that expression as well.
Hey, does anyone know which way it is to the Senior Center?
Well, that's it for today's signs. I hope you are doing well. A number of people on campus have been struggling with various winter bugs that are making the rounds. The residuals seem to be hanging on for a while too. I've dodged the bugs so far and hope that will continue.
"When Jesus changes us, people who are different are united." — Brian Kane
The brain is a wonderful organ. It starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you arrive at work.
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