Chicago Roadsigns: So Easy a Caveman Can Do It

It’s a great thing when immigrants can find a job in this country and pursue the American dream.

But maybe we shouldn’t have them making our road signs if English is their second language.

Poorly Worded Road Sign

“For Your Logo Here?”  Seriously?  It reminds me of the Louis Anderson skit where he plays a Chinese buffet manager angry at the fat guy: “You here four hour! You go home now! For your logo here!”

I know a lot of schools dropped civics and geography classes years ago.  Does anyone know if grammar is still bring taught at Chicago Public Schools?


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