Monday, February 4, 2013

Sign post

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What exactly is this sign warning us about?  Bad dance moves ahead?  Tip-toe ahead?  Lana loves a good sign, and we’ve been collecting pictures of them as we see them.
The dire ones are always fun (and Australia certainly knows how to put the ‘die’ in ‘dire’:
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These two were from South America, where the warnings are often understated.  Like volcano evacuation route below, where despite the eruption, the stick figures seem to be strolling along.
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Then there are signs with amusing stick figures, or just unique ones (the animal after kangaroo and emu is an echidna):
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The odd signs:
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We saw a series of cautionary signs on the Great Ocean Road,  between Melbourne and Adelaide, all focused on sleepy drivers. The Aussies really love an alliterative sign.
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This last one wasn’t so much a road sign, but it was posted at a gallery in Wellington which had an amazing collection of Theodore Geisel’s original art, and it seemed like something we might want to remember from time to time, so Lana took a picture of it.
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We’re sure we’ll find more of these along the way, because it seems like there are funny signs everywhere. If we find more of them we’ll share them with you too.