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50 Viral Signs

From Misspelled Signage to Unintentionally Hilarious Billboards

— August 30, 2009 — Pop Culture
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.
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Glowing Crossing Signs
Glowing Crossing Signs
Striking Signs to Replace the Boring Yellow Backdrop
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Real Estate Public Shaming
Real Estate Public Shaming
'Rent Dodger Lives Here' Signs
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Credit Crisis Signs
Credit Crisis Signs
National Debt Clock Runs Out of Space
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Edgy Hand-Painted Signs
Edgy Hand-Painted Signs
Steve Powers' 'Semaphores of the Soul' at Alice Gallery
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46
Spiderman Gang Signs
Spiderman Gang Signs
Why Not Run Around in a Spidey Suit?
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45
Radiation Signs
Radiation Signs
UN Creates New Signs for Radioactive Areas
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44
Neon Cityscapes
Neon Cityscapes
'Los Angeles Neon' Explores the City of Angels Through Its Signs
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43
Macho Billboards
Macho Billboards
Lamb's Campaign Channels Your Inner Lumberjack
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42
Targeting Terrible Drivers
Targeting Terrible Drivers
‘Student Driver' Signs Warn Motorists, Inspire Sympathy
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41
Clairvoyant Billboards
Clairvoyant Billboards
Absolut Ad Predicts Lottery Numbers
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40
Everyday Encouragement Banners
Everyday Encouragement Banners
Cheeky Metallic Signs for Awkward Life Situations
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39
Crazy Tarot Cards
Crazy Tarot Cards
Major Arcana 'Wyrdology' Street Signs for the Superstitious
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38
Secret Shadow Signs
Secret Shadow Signs
Hotel Sign Seen Only At Night
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37
Equal Gender Traffic Signs
Equal Gender Traffic Signs
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36
Custom Bollywood Signs
Custom Bollywood Signs
Have Yourself Immortalized in a Faux Cheesy Movie Poster
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35
Yoga Street Signs
Yoga Street Signs
Directions for good Health
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34
No Parking Prank
No Parking Prank
Bogus No Parking Signs Result in Towed Cars
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33
Guerrilla Anti-Ad Groups
Guerrilla Anti-Ad Groups
'Les Deboulonneurs' Protesters Graffiti Slogans On French Billboards
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32
Regional Meanvertising
Regional Meanvertising
Molson Coors' Toronto-Trashing Billboards Flop
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31
Fake Ads On Billboards
Fake Ads On Billboards
Attention-Grabbing First Bank Gimmick Altered to Promote Entrepreneurs
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30
Personalized Canine Signs
Personalized Canine Signs
Danger Dogs Warning Placards
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29
Interactive Digital Billboards
Interactive Digital Billboards
Toshiba Electronic Signage Controlled by Cell Phones
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28
DIY Neon Signs
DIY Neon Signs
VisoBoard Lets Your Business Stand Out
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27
Personalized Neon Signs
Personalized Neon Signs
DIY Marketing Tools
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26
Naughty Car Accessories
Naughty Car Accessories
Rear Window Signs Have a Hidden Condom Compartment
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25
Road Signs of Joy
Road Signs of Joy
IKEA Billboards Display Seasonal Cheer for the New Year
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24
Blooming Street Art
Blooming Street Art
10 'Signs of Spring' by Mark Jenkins
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Knitted Street Art
Knitted Street Art
Territorial Stitched Signs
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22
Controversial Suicide Billboards
Controversial Suicide Billboards
Hanging Man Parodies Stock Market
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21
Suggestive Street Signs
Suggestive Street Signs
Oohtique.com Launches ‘Have Fun' Campaign
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20
Artistic Mental Health Signs
Artistic Mental Health Signs
Musings for Mental Health by ‘The Ghost' of We Kill You
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19
Morbid Vow Billboards
Morbid Vow Billboards
Great Copy Makes Great Statement in Anti-Smoking Ads
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18
Mocking ESL Signs
Mocking ESL Signs
LOL Cats Launches EngrishFunny.com
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Fake Street Signs as Public Art
Fake Street Signs as Public Art
Panos 2013
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Floating Signs
Floating Signs
Sky Clutter Advertisements That Have No Visible Means of Support
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15
Controversial Church Signs
Controversial Church Signs
I Kissed a Girl, and I Liked it, Then I Went to Hell
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14
Blogger Gang Signs
Blogger Gang Signs
Geeky Hand Signals for Hardcore Bloggers
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13
Stupid Store Signs
Stupid Store Signs
From Unfortunate Acronyms to Accidental Innuendos
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12
Savvy Soliciting Signage
Savvy Soliciting Signage
10 Hilarious Signs of Homeless Cleverly Competing for Coin
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11
Creative Toilet Signs
Creative Toilet Signs
Bathroom Humor
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10
Quirky Church Signs
Quirky Church Signs
“Staying in Bed Shouting: Oh God! Does not Constitute Going to Church
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9
Puzzling Public Signs
Puzzling Public Signs
Hilarious Signs That Will Leave You Confused
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8
Confusing Toilet Signs
Confusing Toilet Signs
10 Clever Bathroom Placards
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7
Humorous Misspelled Signs
Humorous Misspelled Signs
Engrish.com is Filled With Uncommon English Mistakes
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6
Misspelled Signs
Misspelled Signs
Bizarre Billboard Blunders
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5
Humorous Traffic Signs
Humorous Traffic Signs
Funny and Unusual Road Signs from Around the World
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4
Hilarious Bulb Burnouts
Hilarious Bulb Burnouts
Missing Letter Makes for Funny Neon Signs
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3
Witty Warning Signs
Witty Warning Signs
Greengrader's Respect Nature Collection
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2
Anti-Inspirational Posters
Anti-Inspirational Posters
Discouraging Signs That Shock You With Witty Rudeness
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1
Humorous Headstones
Humorous Headstones
Funny Slogans and Light-Hearted Designs for the Dead
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