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24 August 2017 – It took me a moment to get the joke.

And then I laughed & laughed.

A rather dapper businessman saw what I was doing, and stopped long enough to exclaim: “Oh! Isn’t it wonderful? Saw it earlier today, almost took a photo myself.”

A T-shirt-&-jeans mum paused to see what I was doing, read the sign, and broke up. Then she walked on down the street, chortling.

I followed her. Also chortling.

As snoot-cocking goes, it’s right up there with the Cholesterol Burger that Dangerous Dan once featured on his Diner menu. (A diner now the victim of Leslieville gentrification, alas.)

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  1. This is in fact a perfect joke. You wonder why you haven’t seen it before!

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  2. Larry Webb

     /  25 August 2017

    Hi Penny.

    Just a quick note to thank you for your guided artists’ tour yesterday, and for helping provide the means for my Mum to enjoy herself given the cold.

    Please look us up next time you’re in Toronto and in need!

    Cheers, L

    Larry Webb

    larw18@webbpro.ca

    (416) 508-1290

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  3. Ah Dangerous Dan’s. Miss it! I got told off by him for asking if he had sweet potato fries. ;P
    A little bit more life syphoned off the city…

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  4. The sign is fun, but even more fun are the interactions you had with passersby.

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