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Callmecrazy

(3,066 posts)
Sat Jul 20, 2013, 02:10 PM Jul 2013

Okay, one more cerealous question...

Who is MERGE?
And how did she get so popular that she gets to put her name on traffic signs so people can follow her? Or is she some politicians daughter that's lousy with directions and they put up those signs so she can find her way home?
And wouldn't a bus pass have been cheaper?
And how come nobody's ever asked these questions on here before?
These are the questions that I contemplate on Saturdays because I think that inquisitive, inebriated minds like myself want to know.
I await and welcome all responses.

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Okay, one more cerealous question... (Original Post) Callmecrazy Jul 2013 OP
OK, I will.... Wounded Bear Jul 2013 #1
Hey, you ordered the Plan B2 Callmecrazy Jul 2013 #5
Shh. No one is supposed to know ... In_The_Wind Jul 2013 #2
It's bureaucracy. HappyMe Jul 2013 #3
Oh come on... Callmecrazy Jul 2013 #4
As am I. HappyMe Jul 2013 #7
The French? Really? Callmecrazy Jul 2013 #9
I think 'merde' is HappyMe Jul 2013 #11
Yeah, hence the post. Callmecrazy Jul 2013 #16
Oh oops. HappyMe Jul 2013 #17
Lived in Atlantic City area for ten years... Callmecrazy Jul 2013 #18
It's a message from Satan... Demoiselle Jul 2013 #6
Now you're TALKIN'! Callmecrazy Jul 2013 #8
Oh, Lah, Sir. (I blush.) Demoiselle Jul 2013 #19
Answer this: antiquie Jul 2013 #10
The term NO OUTLET is easy... Callmecrazy Jul 2013 #12
That's a relief. antiquie Jul 2013 #13
Ohm my god! Can you recommend an alternate current route? pinboy3niner Jul 2013 #14
Then there's Merge's Dangerous Curve with the 12 percent grade. sarge43 Jul 2013 #15

HappyMe

(20,277 posts)
3. It's bureaucracy.
Sat Jul 20, 2013, 02:20 PM
Jul 2013

Stuff got weird with the French after that Freedom Fries thing. Orders came from France to have MERDE signs posted here and there in the US. Paperwork sat on desks for awhile. Coffee was dumped, condiments from burgers oozed -- MERDE was misread as MERGE. The rest is history.

 

antiquie

(4,299 posts)
10. Answer this:
Sat Jul 20, 2013, 02:34 PM
Jul 2013

With all the budget problems, how did the city change the sign in front from NOT A THRU STREET to NO OUTLET?

Callmecrazy

(3,066 posts)
12. The term NO OUTLET is easy...
Sat Jul 20, 2013, 02:39 PM
Jul 2013

It's to warn all drivers of electric cars that if their batteries go dead on that street... they're fucked.

Trust me. I'm an electrician.

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