The Detourist's List: Weird signs, shirts, walls and words around the world
A traveler sees these things. Some speak for themselves. Some make sense when you read the caption. And some we may never understand.
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Washington: Where poking, etc., is prohibited( Christopher Reynolds / Los Angeles Times )
Archie McPhee, an offbeat seller of toys and gifts for more than 30 years, has a big retail store in Seattle's Wallingford neighborhood. When I stopped by in 2012 these plastic octopus tentacles were a featured special.