Re: OT: Georgian road signs (Re: OT: Dvorak)
|Date:||Tuesday, July 29, 2008, 14:44|
> [mailto:CONLANG@listserv.brown.edu] On Behalf Of Mark J. Reed
> On Mon, Jul 28, 2008 at 4:08 PM, <li_sasxsek@...> wrote:
> > I don't think it's any type of decay. I travel around the
> Southeast and so far have only seen this in Georgia. Not
> every sign but a lot of them.
> But that's my point - even for the same place name on the same type of
> sign in the same part of town, it's not at all consistent. Most of
> the signs telling you that you can get to "Greenville" by going up
> I-85N (whether from I-75/85 downtown, or from I-285) dot the I in
> "Greenville" - the one you linked to doesn't.
> So I don't think the dotlessness is intentional. I think the dots
> just fall off. GA DOT needs to rethink its technique.
Until you look closer. There is a little consistency. The signs without dots are all
undotted and the ones with dots are all dotted. If there was a problem with
them falling off there would be a random mix, unlike here.