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"Village faces less mobile library visits"

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hugglymugly · 08/02/2011 17:27

(From the Hampshire Chronicle website.)

I can just about cope with the obvious error, but my mind is trying to conjure up a mental image. A library vehicle with square wheels? Or maybe the villagers will be required to select their books very slowly?

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DrSeuss · 08/02/2011 18:29

It's up there with "This door is alarmed" or, my personal fave, seen on a council van, "Pull Handel to open"!

sethstarkaddersmackerel · 08/02/2011 18:31

surely less mobile library just means that it will be a half-size one.

hugglymugly · 08/02/2011 20:24

Thanks for even more mental images. Now I'm imagining a dalliance with a classical composer in a vehicle suitable only for hobbits. Grin

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cattj · 09/02/2011 01:33

"This door is alarmed".

That's up there with "press button for automatic door".

If the door is "automatic", what's the fekin button for?

hugglymugly · 09/02/2011 20:37

I've worked in a hospital where there was that kind of system. Sometimes it was easier to use brute force to open the doors rather than spend time figuring out where the button was.

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DrSeuss · 11/02/2011 09:43

At the show in Newcastle Arena last night, they had signs saying, "Litter please". No arrows, no punctuation. Are we supposed to put in in the nearby bin or is this an open invitation to chuck it around?!

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