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Council places "keep off" sign on tiny verge

Posted on Friday, 22 July, 2011 | Comment icon 22 comments | News tip by: Eldorado


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The London council has been quizzed over its bizarre use of "keep off the grass" signs.

Locals were left baffled when one sign was placed on a tiny piece of rough grass measuring 3ft by 2ft at the side of a road. "It is a ridiculous waste of money, especially in the context of council cuts and redundancies," said resident Tom Beardmore.

"It's a patch of scruffy grass barely big enough to sit down on Ė but that hasnít stopped one town hall making a great deal of fuss about it."

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Comment icon #13 Posted by Anvil on 23 July, 2011, 0:31
I think that has to be a joke lol
Comment icon #14 Posted by Robert1 on 23 July, 2011, 13:40
What a waste of money.
Comment icon #15 Posted by minera on 23 July, 2011, 17:48
where is the grass? Looks to me more like weeds and dirt.If they do not want people on that small piece of weeds they should ensure it at least have GRASS! I think the council was smoking too much 'grass' themselves! Kick those bozos out and vote in someone who actually takes their job seriously at taxpayer expense! Must be the only plot of green in that town!
Comment icon #16 Posted by UFO_Monster on 23 July, 2011, 22:51
Start walking on the grass in protest. That'll get 'em fired up.
Comment icon #17 Posted by Spectre1979 on 24 July, 2011, 3:01
This is the funniest thing I have seen all year!
Comment icon #18 Posted by Atlantis Rises on 24 July, 2011, 6:13
Did it ever occur to anyone that the sign may have been moved from someplace else? From, let's say, I bigger patch of grass that's just been planted?
Comment icon #19 Posted by broke on 24 July, 2011, 19:57
these romans are crazy...
Comment icon #20 Posted by Muenzenhamster on 25 July, 2011, 20:43
Romans? In London, England the people are called Romans? Oookaaay... I think we can all see who's a little "crazy" around here.
Comment icon #21 Posted by broke on 25 July, 2011, 22:22
Romans? In London, England the people are called Romans? Oookaaay... I think we can all see who's a little "crazy" around here. it's a reference to asterix and obelix stop trolling
Comment icon #22 Posted by Emin on 27 July, 2011, 16:47
ROFLZZZZZ wow, that was unexpected.


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