Sign, sign, everywhere a sign

Sign, sign, everywhere a sign

I’ve encountered some interesting, disturbing, attention-grabbing and downright strange signs along the highways and byways. Here’s a link to photos of some of them.

And for a little trip down memory lane (for those of us old enough to remember), here are the lyrics from the 1970 hit “Signs” by the Five Man Electrical Band:

V1
And the sign said long haired freaky people need not apply
So I tucked my hair up under my hat and I went in to ask him why
He said you look like a fine upstanding young man, I think you’ll do
So I took off my hat I said imagine that, huh, me working for you

woah!

Chorus:

Sign Sign everywhere a sign
Blocking out the scenery breaking my mind
Do this, don’t do that, can’t you read the sign

V2
And the sign said anybody caught trespassing would be shot on sight
So I jumped on the fence and yelled at the house, Hey! what gives you the right
To put up a fence to keep me out or to keep mother nature in
If God was here, he’d tell you to your face, man you’re some kinda sinner

Repeat Chorus

Bridge:

Now, hey you Mister! can’t you read, you got to have a shirt and tie to get a seat
You can’t even watch, no you can’t eat, you ain’t suppose to be here
Sign said you got to have a membership card to get inside Uh!

V3
And the sign said everybody welcome, come in, kneel down and pray
But when they passed around the plate at the end of it all,
I didn’t have a penny to pay, so I got me a pen and a paper and I made up my own little sign
I said thank you Lord for thinking about me, I’m alive and doing fine

Repeat Chorus
Repeat Chorus

© 1970, 2002 Five Man Electrical Band

QUESTION OF THE DAY: What unusual signs have you encountered?

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