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Entries Tagged as 'signs'

My South: S is for Signs of the painted variety

November 15th, 2014 · No Comments

In just a two-block area of Avondale, I spied most of these sights. The painted wall advertisement seems to have had a lively life in this small enclave of old brick buildings. Avondale “Center” had, until the past few years, been populated mainly by used car lots, rundown gas stations and crumbling buildings. Things have […]

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Buns (Everywhere a sign #37)

June 12th, 2014 · No Comments

(photo: Laura Rader)

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Merry Picklemas

January 15th, 2012 · No Comments

MER Y CHRIS AS announces the flashing LED sign beside the Alabama gas station. FRI D PICKL S $1.00

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Diner Signage

September 6th, 2011 · No Comments

8/1/11. Faded sign beside the greasy spoon: 50 Years of Quality Food and Service. On the door, a sticker: Serving You Since 1938.

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Temporary Repair (Everywhere a sign #36)

April 19th, 2011 · 2 Comments

(photo: spitballarmy.com) The “Temporary Sidewalk Repair” sign has been up for a pretty long time, but not nearly as long as the sidewalk beneath it has been covered “temporarily” with asphalt.  I first noticed the supposedly-interim walkway at least two years ago, and I’m not always quick to notice these kinds of things. Seen off […]

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Thieves Delight (Everywhere a sign #35)

April 8th, 2011 · No Comments

(photo: spitballarmy.com) Seen on the Richard Arrington Blvd. bridge in Birmingham, Alabama, on 6 April 2011.

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Moody Drugs (Everywhere a sign #34)

March 22nd, 2011 · 2 Comments

Seen in Moody, Alabama, next to the Food Giant.

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Private Moms (Everywhere a sign #33)

February 17th, 2011 · No Comments

Jury duty has its perks: this break-time hilarity was spotted along a corridor in the Jefferson County Courthouse in Birmingham, Alabama.

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Mangment (Everywhere a sign #32)

October 1st, 2010 · 1 Comment

Later, I Googled the word “mangment,” and discovered over 70,000 entries.

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Georgia Fruitcakes (Everywhere a sign #31)

September 10th, 2010 · No Comments

To be fair, I did see two candied fruit loaf factories as I drove through Claxton on 25 August 2010.

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