We Need Signs In Stupid

| Calgary, Canada | Right | December 2, 2011

(I am working at the security entrance of the airport. Baggage carts are not allowed into the gate area. I see a gentleman approaching with a cart and it doesn’t look like he is about to store it in the rack. Sure enough, he comes up to the entrance with his cart.)

Me: “I’m sorry, sir, but the cart is not allowed in the secure area. Please put it in the rack provided.”

Passenger: “Well, there’s no sign.”

(I point to one of the two signs framing our door clearly depicting a cart with a red circle and line running through it, indicating the cart was banned.)

Passenger: “Well, it’s not in English!”

Me: “Sir, it’s a pictograph. It’s supposed to be easily recognized and understood no matter what language you speak.”

Passenger: “IT’S STILL NOT IN ENGLISH!”

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  • Abigail Hermione Irwin

    “Well, sir, it’s intended for people like yourself … those too stupid to read English or any other language. That’s why it’s in pictures.”

  • Edward Anderson

    Signs, signs, everywhere there’s signs. Blocking out the scenery breaking my mind. Do this, don’t do that, can’t you read the signs.

  • Cathrope

    That’s when the jerk tasered me. hehehe