Signs and Notices 02
These are supposedly actual signs that have been found in and around parts of England.
Seen at the side of a Sussex road: SLOW CATTLE CROSSING. NO OVERTAKING FOR THE NEXT 100 YRS.
Outside a disco: SMARTS IS THE MOST EXCLUSIVE DISCO IN TOWN. EVERYONE WELCOME.
Sign warning of quicksand: QUICKSAND. ANY PERSON PASSING THIS POINT WILL BE DROWNED. BY ORDER OF THE DISTRICT COUNCIL.
Notice sent to residents of a Whiltshire parish: DUE TO INCREASING PROBLEMS WITH LETTER LOUTS AND VANDALS WE MUST ASK ANYONE WITH RELATIVES BURIED IN THE GRAVEYARD TO DO THEIR BEST TO KEEP THEM IN ORDER.
Notice in a dry cleaner's window: ANYONE LEAVING THEIR GARMENTS HERE FOR MORE THAN 30 DAYS WILL BE DISPOSED OF.
Sign on motorway garage: PLEASE DO NOT SMOKE NEAR OUR PETROL PUMPS. YOUR LIFE MAY NOT BE WORTH MUCH BUT OUR PETROL IS.
Notice in health food shop window: CLOSED DUE TO ILLNESS.
Women Seeking Men: The Truth
"WOMEN SEEKING MEN" Classifieds
40-ish means: 48.
Adventurer means: Has had more partners than you ever will.
Affectionate means: Possessive.
Artist means: Unreliable.
Average looking means: You figure this one out.
Beautiful means: Pathological liar.
Commitment-minded means: Pick out curtains, now!
Communication important means: Just try to get a word in edgewise.
Contagious Smile means: Bring your penicillin.
Educated means: College drop-out.
Emotionally Secure means: Medicated.
Employed means: Has part-time job stuffing envelopes at home.
Enjoys art and opera means: Snob.
Enjoys Nature means: Bring your own granola.
Exotic Beauty means: Would frighten a Martian.
Financially Secure means: One paycheck from the street.
Free spirit means: Substance abuser.
Friendship first means: Trying to live down reputation as slut.
Fun means: Annoying.
Gentle means: Comatose.
Good Listener means: Hard to pull a word from her.
Humorous means: Caustic.
Intuitive means: Your opinion doesn't count.
In Transition means: Needs new sugar-daddy to pay the bills.
Light drinker means: Lush.
Looks younger means: If viewed from far away in bad light.
Loves Travel means: If you're paying.
Loves Animals means: Cat lady.
Non-traditional means: Ex-husband lives in the basement.
Open-minded means: Desperate.
Outgoing means: Loud.
Passionate means: Loud.
Poet means: Depressive Schizophrenic.
Redhead means: Shops on the Clairol aisle.
Reliable means: Frumpy.
Reubenesque means: You can figure this one out.
Romantic means: Looks better by candle light.
Self-employed means: Jobless.
Smart means: Insipid.
Special means: Rode the small school bus w/ tinted windows.
Spiritual means: Involved with a cult.
Stable means: Boring.
Tall, thin means: Anorexic.
Tan means: Wrinkled.
Wants Soul mate means: One step away from stalking.
Widow means: Nagged first husband to death.
Writer means: Pompous.
Young at heart means: How about the rest.
Real Classified Ads 02
These are supposedly actual classified ads that have appeared in various papers across the world.
LEE MAJORS (6 MILLION DOLLAR MAN) - $50
NORDIC TRACK $300 - HARDLY USED - CALL CHUBBIE at: BILL'S SEPTIC CLEANING - "WE HAUL AMERICAN MADE PRODUCTS" SHAKESPEARE'S PIZZA - FREE CHOPSTICKS HUMMELS - LARGEST SELECTION EVER - "IF IT'S IN STOCK, WE HAVE IT!" PRESIDENT'S CHOICE - COW MANURE - 2 33lb bags - $5
HARRISBURG POSTAL EMPLOYEES GUN CLUB GEORGIA PEACHES - CALIFORNIA GROWN - 89 cents lb.
NICE PARACHUTE - NEVER OPENED - USED ONCE - SLIGHTLY STAINED
Q: What do cows read in the morning?
A: The daily moos!
Energetic self-starter: You'll be working on commission.
Entry level position: We will pay you the lowest wages allowed by law.
Experience required: We do not know the first thing about any of this.
Fast learner: You will get no training from us.
Flexible work hours: You will frequently work long overtime hours.
Good organizational skills: You'll be handling the filing.
Make an investment in you future: This is a franchise or a pyramid scheme.
Management training position: You'll be a salesperson with a wide territory.
Much client contact: You handle the phone or make "cold calls" on clients.
Must have reliable transportation: You will be required to break speed limits.
Must be able to lift 50 pounds: We offer no health insurance or chiropractors.
Opportunity of a lifetime: You will not find a lower salary for so much work.
Planning and coordination: You book the bosses travel arrangements.
Quick problem solver: You will work on projects months behind schedule already.
Strong communication skills: You will write tons of documentation and letters.