State warns Expressway motorists

UPDATE: Ye olde ed. got caught by a meme. The message isn't real.

The State Police's Dustin Fitch shows us the sign flashing a warning on the Southeast Expressway into town this morning.

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Really?

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Looks kind of fake.

I don't have a lot of hard

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I don't have a lot of hard and fast rules in life but I will never purchase a product(Wachusett Green Monsta IPA comes to mind) that spells out broken words in the dumb "Boston accent".

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Sign

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I saw the same sign on Twitter before this, I thought it was photoshopped, i couldn't believe a government entity would actually put that nonsense on a public sign.

Actually, I'm pretty sure

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Actually, I'm pretty sure that's photoshopped. There is one of those electronic boards there, but that text is larger and more yellow than what's usually out there (unless DOT upgraded more recently than the google views)

The storm isn't a joke

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If you weren't a native speaker familiar with messing around with the language, you might miss something important.

The joke is done. Put a fork in it.

It's dumb, and it's overdone

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It's dumb, and it's overdone by this point.

I wonder also how often people who don't speak fluent English have trouble with nonsense like this ("stawm"?).