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jmd
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Road sign errors

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/8489894.stm

sines of the time's?  [as  BBC put it!]
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Re: Road sign errors

And of course, there is the infamous Welsh translation problem.....
http://news.sky.com/skynews/Home/Strange-News/Welsh-Road-Sign-Gaffe-Swansea-Council-Put-Up-Sign-Read...
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Re: Road sign errors

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Re: Road sign errors

Just backs up the stories we hear about the standard of spelling of young people, and how education of the last 20 to 30 years or so has deteriorated.
[ I had to double, double check my spelling for obvious reasons  Smiley ]
Lurker
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Re: Road sign errors

Quadruple?
pierre_pierre
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Re: Road sign errors

it was a few years ago, but we had a nice new road in Braintree, going to the Freeport shopping centre, called Millenium Way.  It had signs one side Millennium Way as well even reached the OS map spelt incoreckt
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Re: Road sign errors

I was going to mention the joke road name that made it on to OS but it turns out to be official - though it started as a joke,
Letsby Avenue near Sheffield Airport in which is situated a police station.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2000/feb/12/martinwainwright