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No escape from housework on the open road

[17 March 2012] We like these signs on the A40 – the trunk road that runs from London to Fishguard, in case you want to see them in the flesh – which command motorists to:




Of course, in Australia they go in for athletic descriptions on their signs, like ALICE SPRINGS. 

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