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The University of Toronto is conducting a study regarding the effects of semen on human speech and is paying male volunteers $145 each to receive fellatio.
Austria is home to a town called Fucking.
Epitaph on a headstone in a Montreal cemetery forms an unflattering acrostic.
Photograph shows third-world protesters with mistranslated English signs.
Aftermath of Hurricane Charley reveals message from God on billboard.
Photograph shows headstone marking the grave of lawyer Johnnie Cochran.
Farmer expresses dissatisfaction with crop prices by carving a message in his grain field.
Photograph shows a Kern County Sheriff's car with an unusual decal.
Photograph shows an advisory sign explaining priority seating for Japanese metro train passengers.
Newspaper photograph shows a pregnant, cigarette-smoking woman worrying about the effect of construction noise on her unborn child.
Photograph shows an unintentionally humorous warning sign placed on an out-of-service printer.
Photograph shows bulletin warning London Underground travelers not to run on the platforms or concourses.
Photograph shows a Chicago Bears fan holding a crude sign at the 2006-07 NFC championship game.
Photographs show a gravesite adorned with a parking meter reading "TIME EXPIRED."
Photographs show a church sign debate over whether dogs go to heaven.
Photograph shows an ATM sign which warns users that making faces into a security camera is a federal crime.
News report shows Martin Luther King Day celebrants holding misspelled signs.
A plaque made for a 2002 Martin Luther King Day celebration mistakenly thanked James Earl Ray, King's assassin.
Photograph shows Arizona billboard poking fun at Los Angeles' decision to boycott that state over illegal immigrant legislation.
Photographs show an 1890 gravestone with an anti-Democratic epitaph.
Photograph shows a store advertising "Delicious for Chanukah" hams.
Photograph shows the gravestone of actor Leslie Nielsen.
Photograph shows a grocery receipt for steak and lobster purchased with food stamps.
Photograph shows an express lane sign that illustrates the item limit.
Billboard sponsored by the Funeral Directors Association urges viewers to commit suicide.
Image shows a McDonald's sign warning about the dangers of acrylamide.
Image shows a McDonald's sign announcing a $1.50 surcharge on African-American customers.
A Rite Aid store posted a sign prohibiting "same-sex activity."
Photograph shows a McDonald's sign expressing support for Chick-fil-A.
Photograph shows playground warning sign with more restrictive wording in Spanish than in English.
Image shows a fourth-grade science test from a South Carolina school.
Letter from school offers to allow students to make monetary donations to offset inattendance and poor grades.
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