Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Gimme a Sign

Signs.

They're everywhere.



Small town Minnesota shop,

with a little bit of everything.

Yes, books,

lest you miss them amongst all the, um,

stuff.



The bigger and higher the sign,

the greater the patriotism?



Practical signs, this one multi-tasking in

London.

We need these in America. Those butts on

the ground and

gum on your shoe are so unattractive.



Advertising.

Because everything sells better with a

Santa on it.



Perplexing signs.

Why do these steps in Savannah, Georgia,

require a warning sign?

They look to be in excellent shape.







 



Signs to make us laugh

(Needs a little grammar work on pronoun agreement, though)

And signs to remind us how to live.

 

20 comments:

  1. A varied collection of signs.

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  2. Love the signs, but I must say that books and stuff is my kind of shop.

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  3. That shop looks very intriguing with the books and stuff...I'd be browsing through to see what I could find. Fun signs.

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  4. Great post that made me smile. I too loved the look of the shop, I would love a good rummage in there.

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  5. Most amused by the sign about the historic steps.

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  6. Had to smile at some of these signs. And was heartened by the Buddha quote.

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  7. Cynthia, it seems me that European signs are much more informative

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  8. There would be a bunch of us rummaging in that shop. I think maybe the risers on those steps wouldn't meet current specifications?

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  9. We need the gum+butts poles in Australia too. People are too lazy to walk to a rubbish bin to throw their gum away!

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  10. Signs eh?
    We do have BINS for cigarette butts and for disgusting gum chewers and then spitters
    here in Australia - unfortunately people can't see them - especially female office
    workers on breaks for sneaky smokes!
    A word of warning: Don't chip the smartly dressed office workers regarding dropping
    their cigarette butt on the ground even though the bin is right next to them. You'll get
    a lesson in foul language!

    Strange how a sign "United We Stand" points to the Stars and Stripes????

    Funny business this sign stuff: Sensible and advisory signs are ignored, idiotic nonsensical
    signs are noticed. ????????????????
    Cheers
    Colin
    From a lovely sunny Brisbane autumn day.

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  11. These are all such fun signs, Cynthia. A lot of time I don't notice them, so it was fun to see what you pointed out.

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  12. Nice signs - I have a bit of a fondness for industrial signage!

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

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  13. Great sign, had me laughing. I'm sure there are books in the shop somewhere...

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  14. A great collection of signs!

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  15. I look for unusual signs.These are good ones!

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  16. Great signs, I have never understood why people spit out their gum :(

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  17. Well done! A favorite of mine was at a freeway rest stop in Montana which advised to STAY ON THE SIDE WALK AS RATTLESNAKES HAVE BEEN OBSERVED IN THE AREA."...:)

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  18. Interesting signs. I love that funny one having someobe not right in the head :)

    I guess we also need that gum bin.Ugh I sooo hate it when I step on a gum with my new shoes.

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