Monthly Archives: March 2012

A new direction

Ahhh, another use for the sign! I’ll try to put up words that are obscure, useful, or beautiful. And, of course, they have to fit on the sign. Should there be parentheses around the N? Whatever. This sign was suggested … Continue reading

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In which a theme is revisited

Yup, back to this idea. Crime is a bit harsh maybe but-oh man, look at this daffodils-the idea is solid. Trying and failing is many times better than not trying at all. I’m not sure how I feel about visiting … Continue reading

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The idea on paper isn’t always the idea on sign

Now the idea of this one is that what you get paid seems small after you’ve spent it, no matter how much you make. The wealthy have high bills so they don’t really think that they’re any better off than … Continue reading

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e.e. cummings starts to emerge

OK, this one. Simple message: think about your consequences. Why I chose it, however, is that the wording is confusing and has two instances of a word being repeated–that’s poetry, man! The wiseacre colleague didn’t like it and feared for … Continue reading

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Great comma usage

If you ever find yourself writing an essay on the thematic elements of a dystopian novel and find that you haven’t actually read the book (I hear some people, not me of course, have nightmares like this), just put this … Continue reading

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Wherein our hero fears sentimentality

It’s true. And it’s not acted upon with enough frequency. Yet I feel like it’s corny. Coworkers liked it, though, and I’m glad that I put it up. It’s a fitting quote coming from Dostoevsky, who saw the universe as … Continue reading

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Now we’re talkin

One of my colleagues, who mostly has wiseacre things to say about the sign (I do so enjoy the word wiseacre and am glad that Chrome recognizes it as a word), really liked this one. This is another that I … Continue reading

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