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There is a restaurant by my house with a big sign out front, the kind… - cellophane
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renniekins
There is a restaurant by my house with a big sign out front, the kind that spells out messages with large individual letters. The owner users it for advertising sometimes, but s/he also likes to put short phrases on it, whatever happens to be on his/her mind. I remember right after 9-11, for example, it read, "My heart is broken", or something similar.

Recently it has read "GOD BLESS AMERICA" for awhile. Only I drove by it a couple nights ago, and the letter "B" had fallen off.

The sign now reads "GOD LESS AMERICA".

Fascinating how one letter can make such a vast difference in the message being conveyed.
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abrokenstarr From: abrokenstarr Date: August 25th, 2003 09:25 am (UTC) (Link)
On a slightly different note (if you don't mind) I find it amusing that a few houses down from my Mum's house, is a sign saying god bless America.

I find it amusing that America deserves a capital, but God doesn't....
renniekins From: renniekins Date: August 25th, 2003 11:35 am (UTC) (Link)
Okay, that is really weird, yes! Quite amusing, I agree.
fjarlq From: fjarlq Date: August 25th, 2003 12:43 pm (UTC) (Link)
Haha... I wonder if the letter fell by itself (an act of god?) or if someone who is not god removed it.
encorecrazay From: encorecrazay Date: August 25th, 2003 02:14 pm (UTC) (Link)
When I worked in downtown Austin, I drove by El Arroyo every morning and they'd have a new sign up every day, it was the last thing the crew did when they closed the restaurant/bar every night.
renniekins From: renniekins Date: August 26th, 2003 07:14 am (UTC) (Link)
Neat!
anderale From: anderale Date: August 26th, 2003 11:59 am (UTC) (Link)
Years ago, I was sitting in a restaurant with a friend and while waiting for our food, we were looking out the window at the strip mall across the street. There was a small movie theatre and some little shops, all of which had colored, lit signs. One of the shops was called THE GLASS TABLE. To our juvenille amusement, the G and the L were both burned out.
renniekins From: renniekins Date: August 26th, 2003 12:22 pm (UTC) (Link)
**giggle**
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