Friday, October 3, 2008

All Aboard The Dumbass Express!

Once again, driving around my fair city with a camera phone has paid off in hilarity. Check out this road work sign I encountered today:


You have to wonder how many people were involved in the design and production of this sign that failed to see the blunder. I should have every one of their jobs. You also have to wonder what a "pedestrain" actually is. I posit that it would look something like this:


Get used to pursing your lips like that, kid. I'm just sayin'.

8 metawords:

Dr Zibbs said...

Big dummies.

Gwen said...

I once read an accident report in which the author used "presbyterians" instead of pedestrians.

Kimmie said...

I think my love for proofreading started when I was running a printing press. The job went from the typesetter, to the darkroom, to the platemaker, then to me before I noticed this:

PUBIC ALLIES

(Meant to read "Public Allies")

I'm sooo with you on this! Makes the skin crawl, it does.

Marketing Gurl said...

Dumb and I give more slack since I can't spell.

Lills said...

BTW, I didn't read your entire blog, but are you originally from the East Coast?

words words words said...

lills: Yes, I grew up in South Jersey, right outside Philly. I didn't move to California until my 20s.

Kimmie said...

Actually, Lills is me! It's my daughter's blog. I was signed into the wrong dang blog!

Kimmie said...

My gnocchi :

http://kimmiedec.blogspot.com/2008/09/more-homemade-gnocchi.html