Another from Don Knuth’s collection of diamond signs, this one collected in Mexico:
Perhaps this sign is supposed to warn us against water on the road. Or mirages on the road.
But when I saw it, I thought of this:
Or maybe this one:
The sign is in Oaxaca, an area that rallied around Zapata.
There’s gotta be a story behind that shotgun blast spray on the sign. Even more appropriate to the stories of Zapata and Villa, yes?
I wonder what the sign is warning us about?
- Signs: Cthulu’s return? Don’t kick jelly fish? (timpanogos.wordpress.com)
- ” Emiliano Zapata And The Mexican Revolution ” Is An Excellent Book By R. Conrad Stein (kidbooksreview.wordpress.com)
- In pictures: Mexico’s revolutionary art (bbc.co.uk)
- “Cattleman’s sign, Montrose”
- “Random signs,” at Thought Snax (click it, it’s worth it)