Author Topic: Sensible Signs  (Read 59257 times)

slope

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Re: Sensible Signs
« Reply #250 on: November 24, 2020, 05:37:25 pm »


Polite signs in Nuwara Eliya town gardens, Sri Lanka.

Photo taken during a most welcome midday apres luncheon (rice and curry) walk about, December 2007.

Whilst returning from the still ravaged post tsunami east coast, overland in an NGO flagged pick up truck with bum breaking 'shot' suspension. Leaving behind the dying embers of a most indecent uncivil war

Cudzoziemiec

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Re: Sensible Signs
« Reply #251 on: November 24, 2020, 06:16:44 pm »
I expect Behave decently means a combination of Don't pee in the park and No hank panky.

Irrelevant comment, I love Tamil script.
And when the sun goes down over this beautiful town
Hooooooooooold on

Re: Sensible Signs
« Reply #252 on: November 24, 2020, 10:33:41 pm »
The first sign suggests the second might be a Spoonerism  :demon:

Re: Sensible Signs
« Reply #253 on: November 25, 2020, 12:18:25 pm »


Polite signs in Nuwara Eliya town gardens, Sri Lanka.

Photo taken during a most welcome midday apres luncheon (rice and curry) walk about, December 2007.

Whilst returning from the still ravaged post tsunami east coast, overland in an NGO flagged pick up truck with bum breaking 'shot' suspension. Leaving behind the dying embers of a most indecent uncivil war

This reminds me of a slightly less polite sign I read in the Geneva botanic garden some time ago, in front of a hole in the ground. The original was in french, but it translates to something like:  "This plant is missing because some selfish decadent moron stole it".

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