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ALIVE! Fred G Johnson’s American Sideshow Banners

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Fred G. Johnson’s (1892 – 1990) banners were used to illustrate A Century of Progress for the 1933 Chicago World’s Fair His artwork also advertised the Ringling Brothers, Barnum & Bailey and Clyde Beatty circuses. Continue reading »

Artists Reimagined Cats As The Zodiac Signs

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Have you ever imagined cats as astrology signs? No? Well, in case you havn’t, the two talented sisters called “The Pulp Girls” did that for you as they illustrated each of the twelve astrology signs in the form of cute cats. Continue reading »

This Vet Clinic Has The Best & Funniest Outdoor Signs

Nobody likes to go to the doctor, but some vet clinics are trying to lighten up these visits with comedy. The list below is a collection of funny signs from Holly Ridge Veterinary Hospital in North Carolina, in the US. Continue reading »

This Artist Revamps Street Signs All Over The World To Give Them Alternative Meaning

Street art is a unique form of art as it is often an expression of someone’s opinion or reaction to ongoing events. It is also different from traditional painting because the environment has to be part of the art and the artwork cannot usually be transported from one gallery to another. Continue reading »

Snails Start Attacking Man’s Garden, Instead of Killing Them, He Puts Up Scary Signs

Bertrand Hance planted himself a garden. The man grew zucchini, beans, cucumbers, tomatoes, peppers, and eggplants to pass his free time and everything seemed fine until they arrived. Continue reading »

The Funniest Passive-Aggressive Signs

Sometimes it’s not about what you say. It’s how you say it. There are people whose passive-aggressive signs are so creative, so petty, so next level, you can’t help but respect their words. Even if you’re on the receiving end. Continue reading »

Hobo Symbols From The Great Depression: The Secret Language Of America’s Itinerant Workers

In 1972 American industrial designer Henry Dreyfuss (March 2, 1904 – October 5, 1972) published The Symbol Sourcebook, A Comprehensive Guide to International Graphic Symbols. Continue reading »

These Humorous Stinker Station Signs Helped to Provide Comic Relief for Motorists in Idaho During the 1950s and ’60s

When traveling to distant places, it is well to remember where you come from. If you come from Idaho, chances are you are familiar with the Stinker gas stations, which used to put up gag signs along the roads. Those bright yellow Stinker Station signs all with black print truly were an “Idaho only” institution. The Stinker gas stations used to break the monotony of traveling through southern Idaho’s miles of sagebrush with their comic signs. Continue reading »

The Funniest Marathon Signs

Whether it’s mile 2 or 22, we all need a pick-me-up at some point in the race. Funny, inspiring, and hilariously awkward signs often provide exactly that. These signs listed below are among the very best we’ve seen – for various reasons. Continue reading »

This Reddit Community Is All About Sharing Cases Of “Mild Vandalism” And Here Are The Best Examples

If you often find yourself in the middle of a flaming desire to rage against the machine and respect for authority, don’t worry. There’s nothing wrong with you. Duality is an integral part of human nature. There are more people like you. And they meet on the subreddit r/MildlyVandalised. Continue reading »

This Artist Delivers “The Good News” With Upbeat Street Flyers

South African artist Jaco Haasbroek thinks there should be more good news in the world. To combat all the horrible news stories we come across daily, he decided to create a series of fictional upbeat headlines to lift everyone’s mood. Continue reading »

Artist Shares Password for Free WiFi but There Is a Hilarious Catch

Have you ever seen the posts which detail funny WiFi names that people keep as a joke to make sure that their neighbours get the message that they’re not interested in sharing Internet? If you have, then you know that they are absolutely hilarious. This recent WiFi related post, though not exactly the same, can make you giggle because it sheds a new – and hilarious light – on the whole matter. Continue reading »

This Dude Keeps Protesting Annoying Everyday Things With Funny Signs

“If you don’t stand for something, you’ll fall for anything,” states the description on Dude With Sign’s Instagram account. And the guy means it. Continue reading »

Post COVID-19 Signage For The Design-Conscious Workplace

The global pandemic has upended our work life by altering how and where we do our jobs. Seeing a gap in the COVID-19 signage market, Ellie Pinney has created a series of thoughtful and considered signs for the design-conscious workplace – complete with tracked-out letters that reflect our new ‘socially distanced’ world. Continue reading »

The Best Of Black Lives Matter Protest Signs

These people are not only fighting against racism, but also added a bit of humor and creativity into their protest signs. Continue reading »

Kids Make The Best Protest Signs

With all the political problems and protests currently happening, this gallery is here to brighten your day by reminding that kids make the best and funniest protest signs. Continue reading »

French Photographer Jason Guilbeau Outsmarted Lockdown To Find The Former USSR’s Strangest Street Relics

French photographer Jason Guilbeau has used Google Street View to virtually navigate Russia and the former USSR, searching for examples of a forgotten Soviet empire. Continue reading »

This Restaurant In Texas Is Putting Up The Funniest Signs Ever

El Arroyo is a pretty well-known Tex-Mex restaurant in Austin, Texas, but they aren’t famous just for their food. What really puts El Arroyo on the map is their brilliant sign which is changed on a daily basis. Continue reading »

This Brave Man Protests Annoying Everyday Things With Funny Signs

As the saying goes… “If you don’t stand for something, you’ll fall for anything.” So the creator of What Do You Meme? partygames store Seth decided to make a stand against annoying mundane things by bravely protesting with DIY cardboard signs. Continue reading »

32 UK Towns With Hilarious Names That Actually Exist

There are two types of people: those who enjoy traveling and those who don’t. And there’s also the clash between them, with travelers obsessively trying to convert the non-travelers and non-travelers begging to be left alone on the issue. Continue reading »

Funny Homeless Signs That May Actually Work

OK, these are all well worth a couple bucks. Panhandling is a tradition as old as human civilization, but sometimes instead of just asking for money, homeless people come up with really funny and clever signs. Continue reading »

Prankster Replaces Pet Names With New Labels In Local Pet Store

In his simple but funny prank, comedian Jeff Wysaski changed the signs labelling some of the critters at the pet store to reflect who they REALLY are. Continue reading »

Hilariously Threatening Warning Signs

Signs are supposed to have the most basic of practical purposes. They can give directions, for example, or give the name of a street or place. Perhaps they are there to warn us of a potential hazard up ahead. Sometimes though, a warning sign can be hilarious and scary at the same time. Continue reading »

The Best Signs From The Climate Change Rallies Around The World

Millions of people in over 150 countries across the globe marched for lawmakers and corporations to take action to help stop climate change on Friday, September 20. Some activists got their messages across with brilliantly funny, angry and wittily worded signs. Scroll down to see the best examples! Continue reading »

French Artist Transforms Street Signs Into Working Skateboard

Titled ‘Le poteau cédez le passage skateboard’, French artist Benedetto Bufalino (previously) has turned a street signpost on its side before adding wheels and taking it for a ride. By distorting or hijacking the objects that surround us, using design, art or architecture, he offers a reflection – a game – on the functionality of our living environment. Continue reading »