I am so distracted by the various amusing qualities of this sign that I can't even tell if the quotation marks are unnecessary or not. I mean, it's a vending machine that is not, in fact, vending, so..... Thanks Timothy.
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After years of a bunch of you people sending me quotation marks from NYC, I visited the place myself last week, and came back with these two examples from the same place, which apparently has a terribly un-special "breakfast" and whose soups are made by machines.
In other news, New York is fun, I hope to return some time the weather is more pleasant.
Triss writes, "Found this note in the hallway of our apartment block. It's in dutch and says that the windows of a certain flat will be replaced on 'tuesday the 13th of november at eight.' I guess they have their doubts on the timeliness of the replacement..."
Submitter Elise explains that this sign was posted in an Alabama county whose alcohol prohibition was repealed in the last election. The best part, besides the question about what constitutes "alcohol," is the illustration which I think reads Beer Alcohol.
Submitter Zoe writes, "I found this goodie at a festival that serves a lot of strange carnival-type food -- bacon brownies, alligator tail, deep-fried Klondikes and the like. So I guess who knows what that 'cup' or 'ice' could be."