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This sign will be the right size only if you're viewing it on a cell phone. Even then, I enlarged it to show what the dirty rotten bastards at Walmart tried to sell as chicken breast. They almost got me.

I really hate imprecise language written on public signs. At the same Walmart, I've seen signs saying "one of our partners will help you," or one of our Associates. It makes it look like the guy running the cash register has a piece of the pie. When you see that guy standing outside the food bank, the idea that he's receiving a living wage, soon evaporates.

Let's be honest and say, "One of our employees, who took this job because he has a bad back, struggles academically and has run out of options, will reluctantly assist you."
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I see this sign often; it's posted above almost every baby changing station in this country. I crack a smile every time. There is so much going on in this rich collection of warnings. I extrapolate on the story of each graphic. They are so intense!

The words alone: Caution, Drop! Never leave! Keep watch!

Could be wedding vows. Could be a secret task forces' credo. Could be a fruit harvesting guide.
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Caution, Drop! Never leave! Keep watch!
Caution, Drop! Never leave! Keep watch!
 
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Amy Arnett wrote:Caution, Drop! Never leave! Keep watch!

Could be wedding vows. Could be a secret task forces' credo. Could be a fruit harvesting guide.


Hahah, ok, that line made me spit tea on my computer :D Pie for making me have to clean it up! :D
 
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Pearl Sutton wrote:
Hahah, ok, that line made me spit tea on my computer :D Pie for making me have to clean it up! :D



Thanks, Pearl! Happy to facilitate a clean computer!
 
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This British tea is using a well-known World War II slogan in their labelling.

Noticed, that the tea is decaffeinated.
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Keep calm and carry on
 
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The kid is going to practice swear words until the spit runs down his neck.
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This sign has clearly died. It's for a funeral supply business.
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The crow appears to be reading the sign , but he's actually just there for his morning coffee.

Crows and ravens often stop and watch me when I'm doing unusual things. I hope that's not some sort of sign.
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Ah, yes!


 
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You all inspired me to post this picture I took in Cathedral City, CA.

I call it  "Yes, Fonts Matter".  Someone could probably come up with a better title though.
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Yes, Fonts Matter
 
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Yes, fonts and spacing appear to matter. It looks like Philip and his sign maker, really fucked up.
 
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Seems a bit harsh!.....

 
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This was posted with "how dare the soup judge me!"



 
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I will pass on the appetizers, but others may be interested...
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I told my wife I would be willing to wear a collar and harness and behave like a ditzy Golden Retriever just to see how far through the  store we could get before Security arrived! :-) ....
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Love that one Thomas!  Hold my beer!!!
 
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No additional comment needed...



 
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Anyone else thinking of Wile E. Coyote?



This slide actually closed a highway in Idaho.
 
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Most folks in our neighborhood don't know our house exists as all you can see from the street is grape covered shrubs and weeds. Consequently, when we cut a path into it, people were wandering in because it looks intriguing. We like visitors, but on our terms. Luckily, a friend gave us this sign to put up at the start of our path.
Problem solved! Much easier than the former owner's strategy of chasing people off with a pitchfork and/or tossing buckets of urine at them.
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Safety first!
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Saw this today and thought of this thread. I think they may have mixed up the message a bit???  
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Eliminate mental health
 
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Oh my! This cracks me up. I have no idea if it's photoshopped or if someone actually paid for these words to be used.



 
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Saw this sign on a road trip last weekend.  I'm not sure which is funnier; that it's for an orthodontist (they like things to be straight) or the name of the business.
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Great first impression!
Great first impression!
 
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Not just Montana!



 
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???
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The room where you pet ducks to make them poop.
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Best graffiti ever!
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A 2020 kind of thing to say!
 
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I happen to love Brussel's sprouts, so this sign works for me!


 
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"Mom, I don't like brussel sprouts!"

"It's ok hun, these aren't brussel sprouts, they're dwarf artisinal baby cabbage."
 
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