Monthly Archives: June 2014

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Sign typo goes viral

A sign in Brentwood, Los Angeles was in place since at least 2011 before a typo was brought to the attention of city officials when a local photographer took a picture of the 1 minute parking sign and it went viral online. It should in fact have been 1 hour parking as 1 minute parking is clearly not long enough to buy even the fastest Read More →

Can signs be interesting?

Recently I was on a day trip to London with a friend when we stopped to get our bearings. “That’s a monolith sign,” I exclaimed proudly pointing at the tall column in front of us displaying a useful map of the area. My friend looked at me with a puzzled expression and at that point I realised I had become a “signs bore”. For a while Read More →