well not really a Marauder, more like a secret messenger. There is construction work happening in my area. a pipe to bring water to the area! hurrah, except it is taking ages. every time I walk past the workers half just sit and stare vacantly. There is a sign on either side of the work (which is completely blocking the entry and exit path to the area) that says “Slow down, men at work.” well last night as I walked home in the dark I felt like delivering a message
Granted it is pretty obvious that someone put paper over the word “down” but I felt it conveyed a pretty obvious point.
I went to sleep feeling thrilled with my work and hopeful that in the morning the men would understand that slothfulness does not go unnoticed.
well, its been a day and the sign is still covered. while walking to the internet Cafe to make my host brothers email accounts I insisted on taking a picture
it looks terrible in the daylight, but it is there. I pointed it out to the boys and asked them why it was there. Yussif responded “oh, he has just put it there” I don’t know who “he” is, guess they don’t either. but Yussif assured me “but it is ok, because we know that it means you should slow down.”
This made me laugh out loud.
I agree – very funny but your cleverness seems to have been lost on the workers…you probs wouldn’t get away with doing same in this country!
ahhhhh. love it!