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Sunday, January 16, 2011

Busted Rhymes

I just saw a sign on my drive home that said, "Keep kids alive, drive 25." I cannot express to you how much I hate rhyming slogans...but I'll try.

Look, plaster a gruesome picture of a horribly mangled, run-over child to the speed limit sign, and I'll respect your commitment to the cause, a noble one (even if most of them will grow up to be giant, resource-sapping retards), but this base appeal has the complete opposite effect on me (just like every not-going-to-appeal-to-any-kid-ever, tax-payers'-hard-earned-money-wasting, utterly idiotic anti-drug PSA ever made). It actually makes me want to kill kids with my car, just so the powers that be know their stupid fucking rhymes aren't working. Same with "click it or ticket" and "arrive alive, don't drink and drive." Those make me want to do the opposite, even to my own detriment.

Hence, if you need a rhyme to teach you common sense, then you're dense...


  1. I'll have to send you a picture of a sign I stole in highschool. It says "let them live" and has a black kid on top of a car driven by a white guy. Hilarious.