Posts Tagged: signage

Holiday signage

I was going to do a “The Train in Spain Part II” post, but then life happened and it was gone from the “really need to write this” part of my mind. So I’ll post the planned Part III instead: my collection of signs, with comments. Warning: long and nerdy and Full Of Pictures. The

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The dream engine makes me invisible

I’m so tired from this infernal cold that I actually fell asleep at the keyboard. OH roused me (“no, you don’t need more letters, you need to go to bed”) and I went upstairs in a daze, possibly remembered to brush my teeth, faintly remembered that it was Saturday and that I shouldn’t forget to

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Sign

It didn’t occur to me that this sign is actually in three languages until I read it aloud. And not even immediately then; it took about a minute of cycling to realise that the numbers are in English. (The first line reads “eet smakelijk”, Dutch for “bon appetit”. The second line reads “nein, jetzt nicht”,

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Creepy

Warning: crappy phone picture. I didn’t have enough charge to take another one; it crashed when I tried. If I remember to put the camera in my pocket tomorrow I’ll take a better one. I’m a good swimmer but the idea of flailing around in a bottle of sticky sweet ice tea gives me instant

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What the bleep?

I tweeted about this a while ago, but didn’t have the opportunity (mostly cars in the way) (and I typed “cats” first, go figure) to take a picture. Someone actually calligraphed the F-word in one-metre-high letters. In raspberry pink. On a custard-yellow wall. It makes me smile every time I pass it, but I don’t

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