June 14, 2010

THE MEDIUM IS THE MESSAGE...

SAY IT WITH BUMPER STICKERS!

The first bumper sticker I ever saw many, many years ago, “Slow down for Horses”, really grated. Not, you understand for the message it conveyed - eminently sensible in the narrow country lanes in the heart of the beautiful English countryside. No, this was attached to the rear of a swish, highly-polished Range Rover – outside Chanel in London´s Old Bond Street – out of which two WAGs in 6 inch heels tottered! Probably regarded it as the latest must-have accessory to go with their miniature chihuahas.

WHICH STICKERS HAVE YOU FOUND MOST REPULSIVE/ AMUSING? AND DO YOU HAVE ANY ON YOUR CAR?

A Happy Ruby Tuesday to everyone in Australia, New Zealand and the Far East where it’s already Tuesday!! And do visit other Ruby Tuesday posts! (Links at Work of the Poet.)
Enjoy and see you again for Alphabe-Thursday!

XOXO LOLA:)

36 comments:

Holly said...

"Animals are little people in furry coats!" So amusing!

chubskulit said...

"Hang Up, and drive", there should be a law to this as I have seen many drivers taking on the phone while driving, dangerous!

TIMEliness for RT, have a nice week ahead!

Kramer said...

Love message cars like that, feel right at home in Austin (TX).

Stephanie V said...

For some reason "I'm ahead of you" makes me see red. Don't see it so much these days, though.
I don't have any on my car since I'm sure to change my allegiance - or my funny bone - as soon as it's stuck there for good.

reg said...

I love it, the message is lost by the messages!!!!!

Jan said...

What a load of messages there Ha!

Michelle said...

Great post - great blog.Will be back!

tania said...

So many people I see on their mobiles while driving -so dangerous.Great post though!

Mike said...

Like the use of red- andthe animal sticker is the best!Great post!

Michelle said...

Wow, that's a ton of messages on one bumper, lol! There is one that really always gets to me....it's the "Coexist" bumper sticker...with all the religious signs....I think that's what it says. The message that no matter what religion or beliefs....or to me..no matter how different we all are, we can all coexist in a peaceful world. :))

Great post Lola!

Delphyne said...

Love the "hang up and drive" bumper sticker - and love your music selection!

Happy Ruby Tuesday!

Heavenly Housewife said...

You don't really see too many bumper stickers in the UK as compared to America. I've seen some good ones, but for the life of me, none come to mind at the moment.
*kisses* HH

Manang Kim said...

That's a lot of bumper stickers there some are off some are not lol!! Happy Tuesday!


Red is emergency

♣☆♥Willa♥☆♣ said...

I like that Hang Up and Drive and no,we don't have any stickers in our car, if we do, I want something that says, Bitch On Board! LOL!

Ruby Tuesday

Ralph said...

We only have a few, mostly on windows for the children's college, the University of hartford. Also red! This car has far too many on his bumper, in my opinion, he has far too many opinions on his car!

Looking Fab in your forties said...

Baby on Board - who gives a fuck?

laterg8r said...

"horn broken, watch for finger" LOL :D

♥ Kathy said...

Well, when I had a car lol I had a sticker that said "I chose the road less traveled..now where the h*ll am I???" :)

Debby said...

LOL...another great post!! I am not a fan of bumper stickers, really don't pay attention to them, none on my vehicles...hehehe..

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Nora and Lola,

The more I see of people, the more I love my dog. I think that one was awfully anti-social.
Yes, the baby on board annoys me.
everyone is precious, no matter if you are an old person or baby, so we need to all drive with care.
I would never put a bumper sticker on my car.

I hope that you are having a lovely week.
Hugs
Carolyn

Tink *~*~* said...

I like the karma/dogma one best.

One time, I was stopped at a light behind a pickup truck with a bumper sticker that said, "BAD DOG". There was no dog in the cab, just the driver, who wore mysterious shades and a cowboy hat...

Tink *~*~*

bermudabluez said...

Have to admit we like the Dogma / Karma one BEST!! We only have one sticker on our car...guess what it says???? BICHON FRISE and a pic!

Hope all's well Lola!!!
xoxox Chloe and LadyBug

Berlin said...

Ohhoo, I like stickers.. but this is kind of messy @.@

Most repulsive/amusing stickers I've found- all the weird ones =)

Happy Ruby Tuesday!
Berlin

Rinkly Rimes said...

The best one I ever read was 'Don't read this message or you might crash!' Maybe not funny after all!

Tracey said...

Oh Lola... how I love bumper stickers... I have one and I love it!..."My other car is a BRoom!"... interpret as you see fit! LOL!! Have a great day!!

HOOTIN' ANNI said...

These bumper stickers make me smile!!! What a special treat for us visitors today. Thanks. Enjoyed reading them.

My Ruby Tuesday is HERE. Hope you can find time to visit with me today.

Auntie E said...

This reminds me of days gone by....When Bumper stickers were the thing to make your car a personal canvas..or maybe it was just to find your car in the parking lot,LOL.
My Ruby Link for you

Dianne said...

I'd like these people, we think alike!

but it's a bit too many messages

I have an animal friendly license plate as I do brake for bunnies and deer and I hope to not be plowed into

maryt/theteach said...

Nora, I'm not happy with the sticker "Israel out of Palestine" I'll say, Nora! Also don't like advertising your religious preferences on your car in a sticker either! Happy Ruby Tuesday, Nora and Lola! :)

Poetic Shutterbug said...

I really enjoy bumper stickers, they say what you normally would not. Great shot.

Nora Johnson said...

We thought it was self evident since we don't live in the USA but just in case there is any doubt, the car with the California licence plate in the pic above is NOT ours, nor does its bumper stickers reflect any of our personal views!!

Nora & Lola:

Liz said...

I enjoy reading bumper stickers. Wakes you up during traffic.

My entries:
Moms... Check Nyo
Yummy-as-can-be

Jingle said...

awesome post...
have a smiling Tuesday!

French Fancy said...

I hate that 'baby on board' one - like someone is going to drive more carefully because someone has their kid in the car. I toyed with the idea of getting the 'bichons on board' one but as I hate bumper stickers (and fridge magnets) it was a no-no.

Kisses to your beautiful little girl

xx

Clarity said...

This is so freaky as just yesterday I bought the "The Medium is the Message" album from the 60s! retitled as "The Medium is the Massage" of all things.

Not really a bumper sticker person, the only ones I approve of are "little person on board", which makes one immediately more careful. Then again they could mean dwarves.

Amanda said...

Cute post-- Lola is wise beyond her years!