Did I read that sign “write”?

While I wait for the creative juices to flow, here is a collection of funny signs I received on email from a friend (source unknown – before the friend I mean) that I enjoyed reading:

In an office:
TOILET OUT OF ORDER……. PLEASE USE FLOOR BELOW

In a Laundromat:
AUTOMATIC WASHING MACHINES: PLEASE REMOVE ALL YOUR CLOTHES WHEN THE LIGHT GOES OUT

In a London department store:
BARGAIN BASEMENT UPSTAIRS

In an office:
WOULD THE PERSON WHO TOOK THE STEP LADDER YESTERDAY PLEASE BRING IT BACK OR FURTHER STEPS WILL BE TAKEN

In an office:
AFTER TEA BREAK STAFF SHOULD EMPTY THE TEAPOT AND STAND UPSIDE DOWN ON THE DRAINING BOARD

Outside a second-hand shop:
WE EXCHANGE ANYTHING – BICYCLES, WASHING MACHINES, ETC. WHY NOT BRING YOUR WIFE ALONG AND GET A WONDERFUL BARGAIN?

Notice in health food shop window:
CLOSED DUE TO ILLNESS

Spotted in a safari park:
ELEPHANTS PLEASE STAY IN YOUR CAR

Seen during a conference:
FOR ANYONE WHO HAS CHILDREN AND DOESN’T KNOW IT, THERE IS A DAY CARE ON THE 1ST FLOOR

Notice in a farmer’s field:
THE FARMER ALLOWS WALKERS TO CROSS THE FIELD FOR FREE, BUT THE BULL CHARGES.

On a repair shop door:
WE CAN REPAIR ANYTHING. (PLEASE KNOCK HARD ON THE DOOR – THE BELL DOESN’T WORK).

I hope you do too.

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37 thoughts on “Did I read that sign “write”?

    • Tricky choice! But then, who said golf was easy??

      Here’s another one from a golf course…

      1.BACK STRAIGHT, KNEES BENT
      2..FEET SHOULDER WIDTH APART.
      3.FORM A LOOSE GRIP
      4.KEEP YOUR HEAD DOWN!
      5.STAY OUT OF THE WATER.
      6. TRY NOT TO HIT ANYONE.
      7.IF YOU ARE TAKING TOO LONG,
      LET OTHERS GO AHEAD OF YOU
      8.DON’T STAND DIRECTLY
      IN FRONT OF OTHERS.
      9.QUIET PLEASE…WHILE OTHERS
      ARE PREPARING.
      10.DON’T TAKE EXTRA STROKES.
      WELL DONE.. NOW, FLUSH THE URINAL,
      GO OUTSIDE, AND TEE OFF.

    • Strangely, I get an option for a ‘like” button on my phone which allows me to click it but does not show anywhere on the blog. On a laptop, the fellow does not even show up and offer itself for a click. Guess I have a lot to learn about technology.

  1. 1. The Association Minister unveiled the church’s new fund raising campaign slogan last Sunday: “I upped my pledge – up yours”
    2.Weight Watchers will meet at 7 PM at the First Presbyterian Church. Please use large double door at the side entrance.
    3 The church will host an evening of fine dining, super entertainment and gracious hostility.
    4. Pot-luck supper Sunday at 5 PM- prayer and medication to follow.
    5. This evening at 7 PM there will be a hymn singing in the park across from the church. Bring a blanket and become prepared to sin.
    6. Don’t let worry kill you off – let the church help.
    7. For those of you that have children and don’t know it, we have a nursery downstairs.
    8. Miss Charlene Mason sang “I Will Not Pass this Way Again” giving obvious pleasure to the congregation.
    9. A bean supper will be held in the church hall on Tuesday. Music will follow.
    10. Please place your donation in the envelope along with the deceased person you want remembered.
    11. The ladies of the church have cast off clothing of every kind. They may be seen in the basement on Friday afternoon.
    12. Bring you old cast off items for the church who will deliver them to the shelter. Bring your husbands too.
    13. At the evening service tonight the topic is “What is Hell?” Come early and listen to the choir practice.
    14. Low self esteem support group will meet Thursday at 6:30 PM. Please use the back door.

  2. Sign boards in foreign countries often become laughing stock because of the “illiterate” English. Nationals seem determined to write in English to attract tourist. But can we even start to defend grammatically incorrect signs in our own country? Signs like “Please drive carefully for our childrens sake.”

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