Signspotting: The World's Most Absurd Signs
Lonely Planet, 2005 - Travel - 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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Hilarious!User Review - gussiecat - Overstock.com
My husband and I are still working our way through this book after owning it for several years. It is best savored in small doses as a substitute for costly psychotherapy. Ive bought it for gifts on ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ladycato - LibraryThing
This delightful and quick read features amusing signs from around the globe. Unlike many other books on this subject (such as Richard Lederer's hilarious Anguished English series) Signspotting ... Read full review