Signs of Life
January 17, 2006 8:35 AM   Subscribe

"Photographs of signs that transcend their objectivity to reveal our humanity." Signs of Life, in the grand tradition of "Hey, check out these funny/odd/sad/possibly Photoshopped signs from around the world" sites.
posted by Gator (8 comments total)
man. I've got hundreds of these. I need to submit them, I suppose. Thanks, gator.
posted by shoepal at 9:09 AM on January 17, 2006

There was a gas station in the city where I went to school that had one of those black-background/neon letters signs reading "WE SELL GAS!" out front. Never failed to crack me up.
posted by you just lost the game at 9:12 AM on January 17, 2006

this group on flickr pertaining to signage has always been one of my favorites.
posted by panoptican at 9:29 AM on January 17, 2006

If this isn't a double, I'll be extremely surprised....
posted by lodurr at 10:11 AM on January 17, 2006

What is objective about a sign that says 'i will never forget the 11th'? And how has the sign in that pic transcended its intended meaning?

Seriously, I'm asking - not trying to take the piss out of this site.
posted by spicynuts at 10:43 AM on January 17, 2006

I love this stuff. That said, it only takes one or two intentionally-misunderstood signs to ruin the next dozen or so for me until the annoyance wears off.
posted by mendel at 10:47 AM on January 17, 2006

Or, for that matter, ones that are clear to everyone but the submitter, apparently.

This, on the other hand, is sublime.
posted by mendel at 10:52 AM on January 17, 2006

People who like this sort of thing, might enjoy this book.

I got it as a gift at xmas... very funny indeed.
posted by stumcg at 11:56 AM on January 17, 2006

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