Archive for the year 2004

Letters projecting from brick wall cast shadows under a bare bulb and read ‘Hardinge Makers of Fine Lamps’

The place to buy your replacement blender jugs. Do, however, reduce your exposure to the neighbourhood as you would have Chernobyl.

Sign attached directly to brick wall reads ‘Butler’s’ in script
Illuminated sign projecting from wall reads ‘Butler’s’ in script plus ‘REPAIR SERVICE Parts Radio/TV Appliances ALL MAKES’

Further excerpts from ‘Gay Fiction Speaks’


Yes, that’s me in the ‘National Post’ today


Preferably with your eyes closed. Have you ever seen so many mistakes in such big type?

Huge letters on café’s concrete storefront read ‘ZOë's’

“Is Chris the Fireman really a fireman?”


“Levitating on motorcycles strictly prohibited.”

Sign shows bar dexter through figure of a man hovering over a motorcycle

Disturbing search requests


Magical when well-chosen.

Sign reads Brant House in blue, with twin mirror-image script Bs intertwined in blue on a chocolate-brown background

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