100 funny and absurd signs from around the world in Copenhagen, Denmark

The Signspotting Project.

Text and pictures Erik K Abrahamsen

100 orginal signs from all over the world reconstructed and presented by Doug Lansky and Kilroy Travels at Gl. Torv/ Nytorv, Copenhagen.

Doug Lansky, exhibit coordinator and author of Lonely Planets bestseller book ” Signspotting”. Author to articles for National Geographic.

All pictures taken sunday, 14. june 2009 by Erik K Abrahamsen.

The Signspotting Project. Gl. Torv/Nytorv, Copenhagen, Denmark. Presented by Doug Lansky and Kilroy Travels. Photo: 14. june 2009.

The Signspotting Project. Gl. Torv/Nytorv, Copenhagen, Denmark. Presented by Doug Lansky and Kilroy Travels. Photo: 14. june 2009.

Sign:  “Not a through street – evacuation route”:

Sign: “Oncoming vehicles in middle of road”:

The signspotting Project. Gl.Torv/Nytorv, Copenhagen. In The background: Dom- og arresthuset, build 1805-15, architect C.F. Hansen 1756-1845. Photo: 14. june 2009

The signspotting Project. Gl.Torv/Nytorv, Copenhagen. In The background: Dom- og arresthuset, City Courthouse build 1805-15, architect C.F. Hansen 1756-1845. Photo: 14. june 2009

Sign: ” Please Follow ONE-WAY ARROWS “:

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The signspotting project.

Sign: “Caution blind drivers backing out”:

Sign: ” CHAOS “:

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The signspotting project.

Sign: “BEWARE wild animals/children”:

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The signspotting project.

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The Signspotting project.

Sign: ” BE AWARE OF INVISIBILITY”:

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The Signspotting project.

Sign: “Physically impossible entry”:

Sign:” CAUTION Depression AHEAD”:

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The Signspotting Project.

Sign: ” Safety ladder use at your own risk”:

Sign: “LOST”:

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The Signspotting project.

Sign: “Secret Nuclear Bunker”:

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The Signspotting project.

Sign: ” Take luggage of foreigner – no charge”:

Sign: “Torture Chamber – Unsuitable For Wheelchair Users”:

The Signspotting Project.

The Signspotting Project.

Sign:  “The Optimist Club of Cape Fear”:

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The Signspotting Project

Sign: ” Changed priorities ahead”:

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The Signspotting Project. In the background Domhuset, The City Courthouse build 1805-15. In front of Domhuset and in the middle of Nytorv: the scaffold until 1761 marked on the place. Its the raised platfom you can see in the middle of the picture under the sign: COMPLAINTS. On top of Domhuset, City Courthouse you can read this inscription: "MED LOV SKAL MAN LAND BYGGE", BY LAW YOU BUILD SOCIETY. This words is the introduction of JYSKE LOV, LAW OF JUTLAND given of King Valdemar 2. Sejr in 1241.

Remember to change your priorities BEFORE it is too late!

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Domhuset, The City Courthouse, Nytorv, Copenhagen. Inscription in front on top: ” MED LOV SKAL MAN LAND BYGGE”, BY LAW YOU BUILD SOCIETY. Quotion from Jyske lov, The law of Jutland from 1241.

All photos taking sunday 14. june 2009.


Enjoy life –

Give yourself a good laugh –

alone or with your family and friends.

It keeps you healthy and happy!

SIGNS FROM DENMARK:

Sign-forest – 10 signs within 50 m!

Dubble-up!!

Charlottenlund, 5 km north of Copenhagen at Øresund. Photo: 20. september 2009:

Sign-forest. 10 signs within 50 m!  Dubble-up!!

Sign-forest. 10 signs within 50 m! Dubble-up!! Charlottenlund, Copenhagen. Photo: 20. sept. 2009

From Funen, Denmark:

Bad luck crossroads:

Uheldskryds:

Accident crossroads! Funen near Nyborg ,Denmark. Photo: august 2009.

Bad luck crossroads! Funen near Nyborg, Denmark. Photo: 27 july 2009.

Bagsværd Sø, Sophienholm, North Zealand, Denmark:

– a dog on a leash.

No doubt- beware of free dogs in nature!

Funny or not? Not funny for dogs! Bagsværd Sø, Sophienholm, Denmark. Photo: 10. february 2010

Copyright Erik K Abrahamsen 2009

Free for downloading for your own use.



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