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Posts tagged: reader boards

Faith-based football fandom

A reader board on the Wall Street side of the North Hill Chirstian Church's parking lot caught Jim Price's eye.

It read: 

God has no

favorites but

our sign guy

does Go Niners  

Visions of post-apocalypse Spokane

There's a sign outside a gas station mini-mart in downtown Spokane advertising a special on milk.

It's for something like two gallons or several half-gallons. In any case the price listed is $600.

Maybe they didn't have any decimals for the reader board. Or maybe they reasonably assumed that would be understood as meaning six dollars.

But since I started seeing it a couple of days ago, I always think “That is how much milk will cost after the zombie uprising or whatever.”

“OK, if I put that on my charge card?” 

Swap meat

A fraction-creating slash mark was missing from the sign at the fast-food place at Third and Howard this morning.

The result was a reference to a “1 4 pounder with cheese.”

Something tells me you would need a nap after polishing off one of those.

Or maybe surgery.

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Features writer Paul Turner is a columnist for The Spokesman-Review in the Features department. He writes "The Slice" column, which appears six times a week and produces general features stories for the Today section.

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