$27 Million to change NYC street signs

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    Read more: Under new federal guidelines all New York City street signs will have to be made lower-case - NYPOST.com

    Our tax dollars at work. Good to see that the feds have their priorities in order. Maybe it will "save or create" a few more jobs. :evil:
     
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    *Shakes head*

    Anyone ever hear of priorities? Seems the school system or roads or something of greater importance could use the $27 mill attention.
     
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    fucking ridiculous
     
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    On its face it's ridiculous. And it may well be.

    But the article is from the NY Post, so who knows what's left out of the story. *shrug*
     
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    Wanna bet that this bright idea comes from 'research'. :lol: That's some more tax dollars well spent.
     
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    How can the leave something out when the subject is street signs and wasting millions to do so.

    So you have no problem with govt wasting millions on shit because a story might have not told you that they are replacing the poles also.:cuckoo:
     
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    I like typography and I think the backstory on Clearview is interesting. But changing perfectly good signs at a cost of $27 Million is So Stupid It Should Hurt. Kudos to the Post for reporting on this.

    Look for the old signs to show up on ebay if this happens, folks.
     
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    I was thinking that also. May as well go for putting these signs in 3 or 4 different languages as well.
     

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