A village was facing a problem of speeding cars resulting in accidents every now and then.
The local council could not afford a speed camera, so they put up a sign saying:
Slow down Old People’s Home. It had no effect.
At the next meeting, it was decided to work on the paternal instincts and put up a sign:
Danger – Children at Play.
No discernible reduction in traffic speed.
Then the chairman had a brain-wave and suggested they try a sign with:
As a result of the notice, white vans and lorries crawl throughout the village now.