48 States, 48 Ridiculous Signs

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When I was 23, I drove my parents' beat-up turquoise van to all 48 contiguous United States. Don't ask.

If I learned one thing, it's that America has a lot of crazy/hilarious/accidentally dirty signs (I'll let you decide which is which). I can't in good conscience promise that each of following is the best sign from each state... but it's probably in the running.

And no, I didn't take all these; I took some of them, but I Can Has Cheezburger? and BaconBabble deserve credit for some of the others.

One letter makes all the difference...

I promise, not all these are dirty...

...OK, one more.

Brown is a color.

Fake, but I couldn't resist.

And church.


Sadly, the most exciting thing I was in all of Iowa.

But less fortunate guys can apply too.

Algonquin for "Long-ass sign"

Everyone else pays full price, I guess.

Signs of the much-ignored Montana/North Dakota feud.

Not so much.

Not there! Anywhere but there!

Chief competitor to "Fuel N Feed" and "Guzzle N Blow".


A little bit sexist... and little bit racist... Perfect.


In Utah, it's always opposite day.

It's subtle...

This sign is stolen 3-4 times per year. No, seriously.

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