We have entrants in four categories, starting with...
The Follow-These-Simple-Directions Dept.
First, Phil Proctor came across a company that seemed to be at loose ends.
Makes you wonder who's in charge there. Perhaps the folks below know.
Then there was the business that set out a sign apparently directed at customers in low-flying aircraft.
One contest figured to give the post office sizeable problems.
At least they required the elephant to be decent.
Finally, a somewhat redundant (among other things) prescription.
Next: the Easy-for-Them-to-Say Dept.
David Allen, an Inland Valley Daily Bulletin columnist, noticed a mysterious warning from Caltrans.
Funny, I always thought delyas were African antelopes.
A school in northern California purposely misspelled a sign to get the attention of drivers. At least that's their story and they're sticking to it.
Finally, Judy Cooper spotted a spell-check disaster at a residential complex — an unfortunate variation of "inconvenience."
Good thing it never gets hot around here.
Next: The Thanks-for-the-Warning Dept.
Let's get right to the point.
On second thought, maybe I'll just have coffee.
At least with this job, spotted by Barry Nackos, you wouldn't make enough to buy a cup of coffee.
And, finally, in the Customer-Is-Always-Wrong Dept...
A trio of businesses in no hurry to do business.
A sign for our times: Situation normal all, uh, fouled up.
Steve Harvey can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. His Twitter address is @sharvey9.