- Feedback. // New Scientist;9/22/2007, Vol. 195 Issue 2622, p100
The article presents several items submitted by readers that are witty or humorous. A reader attempting to advertise his free Internet services received a response to his advertisement that said the word "free" was trademarked. A visitor to a train station in Great Britain was puzzled about...
- Tailgating Peril. Simonaitis, Alphonse // Saturday Evening Post;Nov1975, Vol. 247 Issue 8, p75
Presents a humorous anecdote about a sign on a newspaper truck.
- OFF THE RECORD. Leno, Jay // Campaigns & Elections (1996);Sep2005, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p50
Presents jokes and anecdotes about conversion factors, newspaper headlines and signboards.
- Untitled. // New Yorker;9/1/1962, Vol. 38 Issue 28, p24
The article presents a short humorous anecdote. In a New Jersey market, an instruction written on a signboard near a bin of fresh corn reminding ladies not to strip the corn, which gave a vague message to the ladies. Two days later, another signboard showed a message stating that ladies should...
- Kids' corner. Landy, Natalie; McDonald, Lyn; Engleson, Joy; Atkinson, Katie; Khor, Kim; Holmes, Michelle // Woman's Day (Australian Consolidated Press);1/15/2007, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p66
The article offers anecdotes about children. One reader relates how her niece interpreted a sign of a bird with a red cross on it. A mother shares how her three-year-old son understood the concept of lying. A grandmother reveals what her son thought of driving all-day with his 20-month old kid...
- Fruit of the Sea. // New Yorker;11/21/1970, Vol. 46 Issue 40, p49
The article presents an anecdote about a sign on a lamb-chop special at a supermarket in Simsbury, Connecticut.
- THE TALK OF THE TOWN. // New Yorker;6/7/1969, Vol. 45 Issue 16, p28
The article presents a joke about the sign posted on the window of a dry-cleaning establishment at Lexington Avenue in New York City.
- So who makes up all those signs that tell us what we mustn't do? White, Bailey // Smithsonian;Feb95, Vol. 25 Issue 11, p132
Offers a humorous essay musing over who makes up the signs prohibiting certain activities. How that person knows so well the deep urges of humans to pick flowers, picnic in unusual spots, climb canyon walls and feed already well-nourished animals; What the author imagines might occur to the...
- Plop plop, fizz fizz. // AutoWeek;12/6/93, Vol. 43 Issue 50, p9
Presents a photograph of a signboard by Mobil Corp. promoting its fresh deli express. Words in the signboard that read `Eat here and get gas'.