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From Misspelled Signage to Unintentionally Hilarious Billboards

By: Marissa Brassfield - Published:   Updated: Apr 28 2011 • References:
The misspelled signage and hilarious public signs in this slideshow prove that there's nothing funnier than the epic failure that results from someone else's carelessness.

While many of the articles featured below are of billboards, street signs or other pieces of outdoor signage, you'll also read about hilarious signs meant for indoor uses like public bathrooms.

Implications - Pop culture junkies look to find hilarious mistakes to share via social media with their friends. The more humorous the mistake, the more likely it will go viral, as pop culture junkies look to find memes that generate laughs and mock others' mistakes. Websites such as Buzzfeed provide outlets for these people while utilizing their ideas to benefit their website.

Stats for 50 Viral Signs Trending: Older & Buzzing
Traction: 201,181 clicks in 276 w
Interest: 7.8 minutes
Concept: 50 Viral Signs
Related: 356 examples / 274 photos
Segment: Neutral, 18-35
Comparison Set: 130 similar articles, including: humorous headstones, anti-inspirational posters, and witty warning signs.