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Old 20 January 2008, 06:22 PM
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ETA: Is it this outfit? They're in Minnesota.
Yes, that it! The one I was talking about was in Bemidji. Thanks for finding that.
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Old 20 January 2008, 08:05 PM
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Proving that alternative lifestyles are A-OK in NE PA, there is (or at least was) a company called "Gay Monument Works." And it was right next to "Gay Auto Sales," so you could buy a homosexual vehicle to drive your homosexual monument home!
Gay Mechanical Contractors. It's always amusing to see their trucks parked at construction sites.
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Old 20 January 2008, 08:51 PM
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Many farms close to me have signs that read:

DEAD
SLOW
CHILDREN

To which I think, 'If they're dead, of course they're slow.'
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Old 20 January 2008, 08:52 PM
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We snapped a picture of this sign in the city. It was good for a chuckle.

This sign warns people about getting too close to the end of the world.
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Old 20 January 2008, 09:18 PM
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You're first sign, RingKeeper, reminds of a variation of the sign I mentioned in my post just above yours.

Seen at the entrance to a school,

SLOW
CHILDREN

To which I think, 'Well I hope they're being given extra lessons.'
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Old 20 January 2008, 10:10 PM
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You're first sign, RingKeeper, reminds of a variation of the sign I mentioned in my post just above yours.

Seen at the entrance to a school,

SLOW
CHILDREN

To which I think, 'Well I hope they're being given extra lessons.'
Well, if they are like the school children here, and they so vicious you must beware of them, at least you have a chance to outrun them.
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Old 20 January 2008, 10:23 PM
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You're first sign, RingKeeper, reminds of a variation of the sign I mentioned in my post just above yours.

Seen at the entrance to a school,

SLOW
CHILDREN

To which I think, 'Well I hope they're being given extra lessons.'
On the other end of the street from DH's parents, there's a sign that says "SLOW CHILDREN AT PLAY"


And let's not forget the gentleman's club that got hit by a tornado. There was no roof and the sign said "Gino's Topless Bar"
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Old 22 July 2008, 03:02 AM
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I took this at at a Popeyes near US-17 and I-95 in Virginia:



Yep, once you taste Popeyes flava, you'll never buy 11, get 11 free!



One of my best friends from high school is a funeral director, and his last name is Cease. There aren't any colleges around his funeral home, though... the closest ones are 20-ish miles away, and they're small. It's #7 on this page.

ETA: Is it this outfit? They're in Minnesota.
It's probably like Safeway. You buy 22 and get charged for 22 and say...hey...

And they say it is buy eleven!!!
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Old 22 July 2008, 07:55 AM
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Then I remembered this one, posted at the Monterey Bay Aquarium:

Please do not flash the octipus.

(I keep thinking, okay, the other fish are okay with nudity, but apparently octipus are prudes?)
I'm really late on this, but you remembering this made me laugh. Because when I was there with my mother, the first thing I did after seeing the sign was to nudge her and pretend to lift up my shirt. What made it wonderful was when 3 high school aged kids came up behind us and one of the girls promptly nudged her friend and pretended to lift up her shirt. Great minds and all that. Made me giggle all day.
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Old 23 July 2008, 07:13 PM
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I'm really late on this, but you remembering this made me laugh. Because when I was there with my mother, the first thing I did after seeing the sign was to nudge her and pretend to lift up my shirt. What made it wonderful was when 3 high school aged kids came up behind us and one of the girls promptly nudged her friend and pretended to lift up her shirt. Great minds and all that. Made me giggle all day.
Are you sure that the sign isn't actually a very clever ruse by an octopus who likes nudity ?

They do say they're intelligent.

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Old 23 July 2008, 11:04 PM
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This isn't really a gaffe, more of incongruousness, but it's amusing to me. Right after the second to last exit before the missing bridge on 35W is a sign reading "freeway ends - 4 1/2 miles". Then about two miles later, in a section of the road that has two lanes and an exit lane are two signs: the first reads "left lane ends" and the second reads "right lane ends".
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Old 23 July 2008, 11:29 PM
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Gay Mechanical Contractors. It's always amusing to see their trucks parked at construction sites.
In downtown West Chester, PA, two streets intersect: Gay and High. It always amused us when we lived there, and when we were back for a visit a few years ago I made my husband drive through while I took a photo of the street signs; unfortunately it turned out a blur.
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Old 23 July 2008, 11:36 PM
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In downtown West Chester, PA, two streets intersect: Gay and High. It always amused us when we lived there, and when we were back for a visit a few years ago I made my husband drive through while I took a photo of the street signs; unfortunately it turned out a blur.
I wonder how many times that sign has been stolen.

In Hagerstown, MD, there is (or at least was about 10 or 15 years ago) a liquor store called Godloves Liquor, with a prominent, and unintentionally humorous, sign.

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Old 24 July 2008, 10:17 PM
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I just saw this on Neil Boortz





The link gives a much clear version.
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Old 25 July 2008, 04:37 AM
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Wild Redhead, I don't get it. What's the joke?
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Old 25 July 2008, 04:43 AM
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Wild Redhead, I don't get it. What's the joke?
Never mind.
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Old 25 July 2008, 04:53 AM
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I saw the explanation you originally wrote, para1 (the email sent by the server had it), and it does make sense. Thanks for explaining.
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Old 25 July 2008, 04:58 AM
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Probably the profanity in the second-to-last line.
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Old 25 July 2008, 05:38 AM
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Wild Redhead, I don't get it. What's the joke?
The very last line about what grizzly bear shit contains.

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Probably the profanity in the second-to-last line.
I don't think profanity is really all that funny. The fact that grizzly bear shit contains bells and smells like pepper made me laugh.
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Old 25 July 2008, 05:48 AM
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Probably the profanity in the second-to-last line.
I hate to explain it... but look at what they're saying you have to do to protect yourself from grizzly bears (wear bells, use pepper spray). Then look at what grizzly bear poop is said to contain (which suggests the bells and pepper spray isn't really working).
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