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Welsh road signs
The BBC reports that Welsh-language road signs mysteriously appeared on the Longthorpe Parkway in Cambridgeshire. They suspect it was the work of a practical joker. Presumably a Welsh practical joker.
Categories: Literature/LanguagePranks
Posted by The Curator on Fri May 29, 2009
Safety is NOT a prank!
Posted by Maegan  in  Tampa, FL - USA  on  Fri May 29, 2009  at  12:25 PM
This seems like really bad reporting by the BBC. How much effort would it have taken to call the construction company. It seems to me not to be a "prank" at all. The signs seem very much in keeping with temporary signs contractors use on jobs.

It may appear to be a "prank" as they were in place so far from Wales but if the contractor worked in Welsh and English speaking areas then it would be obvious why those signs were used.
Posted by floormaster squeeze  on  Fri May 29, 2009  at  02:22 PM
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