Signspotting: The World's Most Absurd Signs

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Lonely Planet, 2005 - Humor - 160 pages
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Anyone who has spent time on the road knows that you often have to depend on signs...to navigate the town, locate your hotel, and even obey the law. A scary thought if you've ever come across any of the publicly posted absurdities that appear in this book: signs about as easy to understand as a Swahili auctioneer (to a non-Swahili speaker) or as well-planned as the dance steps in a mosh pit. With the help of signspotters around the globe, we've assembled a collection of some of the most unintentionally entertaining postings on the planet - we hope they confuse and amuse you!

Author: Doug Lansky

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Review: Signspotting: Absurd and Amusing Signs from Around the World (Lonely Planet Signspotting #01)

User Review  - Kayla - Goodreads

There were some really funny signs in this book!! :) Read full review

Review: Signspotting: Absurd and Amusing Signs from Around the World (Lonely Planet Signspotting #01)

User Review  - Beth - Goodreads

The Tonight Show used to have better stuff than this... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
Section 2
Section 3
Section 4
Section 5
Section 6
Section 7
Section 8
Section 9
Copyright

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About the author (2005)

Doug Lansky, a writer and a traveler, has chronicled his travels around the world in his hilarious and vividly descriptive column, "The Vagabond." His travels have included cruising up the Amazon on a cargo ship, living and blowgun hunting with Jaguar Indians in Peru, buying a horse and riding it to Colombia, hitchhiking through Syria and Jordan, where he befriended sergeants in the Iraqi military, riding a camel across the desert in India, and sailing down the Nile. Doug's articles have appeared in "Spy" and "Might" magazines as well as in numerous major U.S. daily newspapers. He is also the co-author of "How to Survive High School with Minimal Brain Damage," published when Doug was just sixteen years old.

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