seen across the USA
Thanks to Dennis Fahringer
At a Santa Fe gas station:
"We will sell gasoline to anyone in a glass container"
In a New York restaurant:
"Customers who consider our waitresses uncivil ought to see the manager"
On the wall of a Baltimore estate:
"Trespassers will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law"
--Sisters of Mercy
On a long-established New Mexico dry
cleaners: "38 years on the same spot"
In a Los Angeles dance hall:
"Good clean dancing every night but Sunday"
In the offices of a loan company:
"Ask about our plans for owning your home"
On a New York convalescent home:
"For the sick and tired of the Episcopal Church"
On a display of "I love you only"
Valentine cards: "Now available in multi-packs"
In the window of a Kentucky appliance
store: "Don't kill your wife. Let our washing machine do the
In a funeral parlor: "Ask
about our lay-a-way plan"
On a shopping mall marquee:
"Archery Tournament -- Ears pierced"
Outside a country shop: "We
buy junk and sell antiques"
On a radiator repair garage:
"Best place to take a leak"
In the vestry of a New
England church: "Will the last person to leave please see that the
perpetual light is extinguished"
In a Pennsylvania cemetery:
"Persons are prohibited from picking flowers from any but their own
On a Tennessee highway:
"When this sign is under water, this road is impassable"
Similarly, in front of a New Hampshire car
wash: "If you can't read this, it's time to wash your car"