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March 28, 2005

Because Some Penguins Are Serial Killers

Rudolf's Diner favors us with this extremely important sign from a South African beach. Note the graphic includes two penguins. One is standing beside your car, and one is lying under your car face up—either like a concerned penguin mechanic or a penguin serial killer preparing to slash at your achilles tendon with a straight-edge razor.

(Via two feet in.)

Posted at March 28, 2005 11:23 AM | TrackBack

The penguins are working together. One of them is you, Jonathan, but which one? The one acting as a decoy, or the one with the straight razor?

Posted by: Harry at March 28, 2005 04:18 PM

Actually, I'm the third penguin—the one funding political magazines, think tanks and ballot initiatives that call for the abolition of warning signs such as this.

Posted by: Jonathan Schwarz at March 28, 2005 05:27 PM

I have a favorite Cape Town sign: the one at the train stations that clearly prohibits axes, pangas and AK-47s (all crossed out with red slashes). I didn't have a scanned photo.

Posted by: pulaski at March 29, 2005 10:32 AM