There are some odd signs posted at my workplace. For example:
Yes, in fact, the emergency telephone is for emergency use only. Otherwise, of course, it’s not an emergency telephone. In similar vein:
The sign makes it clear that the fire-extinguisher-looking thing is, in fact, a fire extinguisher.
I really like this one:
Sorry for the crappy cell phone photos, and you may not be able to read the danger sign OVER the danger sign here. It says: “DANGER: Gain control of elevator before entering pit.” I say: If you enter an elevator pit without stopping the elevator first, perhaps nature should be allowed to claim a forfeit.
Why are these signs necessary at my workplace? Perhaps this explains it:
Yes, that car is backed up against a sign that says: “Front-in parking ONLY. Low pipes. DO NOT back-in.”
But some signs are more whimsical than others. On my first day of work, I parked in the garage, walked up to the elevator bank and saw this sign — which was a ‘sign’ in more ways than one: