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Old 26th May 2010, 00:24   #556
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few funny signs from an email frwd I received today.
damn - lovely VIRGINs?????

and one has to have a 'relationship' with 'servant' - what is this place?? some creepy dystopia?
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damn - lovely VIRGINs?????

and one has to have a 'relationship' with 'servant' - what is this place?? some creepy dystopia?
"Lovely Virgin Suppliers" to be specific

The other one is in Goa I suppose
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Pervez, did you send this pic to TOI? Saw an edited version of this pic in the TOI a couple of days ago.
Nope! Must have been someone else. This is somewhere near third block where we get some excellent Taate/Thatte Idlees.
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Got this in a email forward.
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Here's one that I received in email today.. Mr Brownridge must be one happy man !
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Here's one that I received in email today.. Mr Brownridge must be one happy man !
I don't think so. He might have taken police protection or had to wait till the correction came to go back to his wife .

Excellent one s@tan2s@int.
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Old 28th May 2010, 17:08   #562
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This one near NASA, Bangalore
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A match box I got yesterday in Bangalore
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Thumbs up These are some really good NO Parking signs

These are some signs from around the world that I received in an email.
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Here is one at the Tattoo shop.
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Old 1st June 2010, 07:00   #566
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I am slowly beginning to realize why americans are so serious about their cars. Here we have drive-in food, banking, pharmacy, theaters, beaches and what not. I thought I had seen everything until I saw this in my trip to florida a week before.

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Extracts from Colin Todhunter's article on road signs. No pics though.

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The Leh-Srinagar Highway has a baffling array of signs, including, ‘This is a highway not a runway’, ‘Drive like hell and you’ll be there’ and ‘Do not be rash and end in a crash’. Pure poetry. But one of the best ones has to be the highly sensuous, ‘Be gentle on my curves’. Surely, they are not really talking road safety, are they? The signs themselves may actually be more trouble than they are worth.

Drivers who care to read them may end up in serious trouble, losing control of the steering wheel as they reel in fits of laughter. As the hapless driver becomes gripped by uncontrolled laughter, he plummets over the cliff edge, and, just before leaving the road, he may glimpse the sign that reads, ‘Hospital ceiling are bored to look at’.

Travelling certainly broadens the mind, and travelling in India has definitely opened mine to the endless talent and wit available in the sign-writing business. I’ve seen, ‘Hurry-Burry spoils the curry!’ in four-foot green and yellow letters, and who could fail to nod sagely at the following gem in white and red — ‘Better to arrive 15 minutes late in this world than 15 minutes early in the next!’

Do sign writers spend hours thinking up these wonderful sayings? How about the brilliant play on words, ‘Mind your brakes or break your mind’ and the very catchy ‘Don’t dream or you will scream’. Indian road signs are an endless source of fascination to foreigners.

We are not really sure whether they are deliberately funny or are written and designed in some workshop by deadpan workers and bosses who fail to see the wit in their work. But, through the wit, a serious point is being made — signs like ‘Donate your blood at the blood bank, not on the highway’ can provide a stark reminder that India doesn’t have the best road safety record in the world. I’ve been on more than a few bus rides with first time visitors to India who see the signs, experience the driving, view the mangled trucks by the side of the road and they look to me and ask if it’s safe to travel by bus in India.
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The klaxon may be a constant deafening sound throughout the night, and after 12 hours, you may be forgiven for believing that you have embarked upon the bus ride from hell. But, just when all seems lost, a passing headlight may catch the sign that says, ‘On this corner please get horny’. At that point, a smile will play on the lips and the preceding 12-hour-grind will somehow seem worthwhile.
Source - Deccan Herald.
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Saw this sign outside restaurant "chilis" in hiranandani, powai, just near to my house-
Same board in New Jersey
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Caught these this weekend.
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got these in a frwd email.. real funny ones..
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