Saturday, May 31, 2008

Humorless Bureaucrats

Inhabitants of Oak Lawn, Ill. apparently have a hard time understanding the meaning of the large red octagons posted on street corners through the city. So in an effort to get people to actually stop, the city installed smaller signs below their larger, legal counterparts to get motorists attention while providing them a half-hearted chuckle. (Read more here)

This is another example of the lack of humor that government types exhibit. Have you ever spoken to an I.R.S. agent? Lot’s of good times.


Regretful Morning said...

I'd burn thru that stop sign just to spite them!

BoBo said...

That's pretty funny!

B. A. Blake said...

Doesn't it show a self deprecating sense of the absurd?