Definitions

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  • n. A maker of signs.

Etymologies

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sign +‎ maker

Examples

  • The "s" tacked on to the end of "KOREAN" suggests one of two rather dismal possibilities: 1) there is only one "Korean 4 McCain" in Sacramento, and he/she only realized after beginning to make the sign that honestly representing that reality would be soul-crushing or 2) the signmaker is a piss-poor planner (which, frankly, is not very Asian).

    Disgrasian: Sign O' the Times

  • Or perhaps the sub shop is next to a lingerie shop called "Pleasure World" and the signmaker left off the P.

    Along the road, signs of human fallibility

  • The signmaker also seems to have a thing for Alex Trebek and Ken Jennings, the Salt Lake City champion with 74 straight "Jeopardy" victories, who rather ungratefully trashed the show and its host after winning $2.5 million, according to a Fox News article click here.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • Either way, nothing explains why the signmaker didn't, upon realizing his/her mistake, chuck that poster in the trash -- or why there are random polka dots (or stars?) haphazardly scattered on it for "flair" -- and make a bigger, badder, and more bitchin 'sign for their candidate.

    Disgrasian: Sign O' the Times

  • Like, suddenly the signmaker realized that his/her frozen-then-reheated lasagna had been languishing in the microwave for twenty minutes and was perhaps now cold.

    Disgrasian: Sign O' the Times

  • Or that, okay, the signmaker has finally run out of clean underwear, and the laundry simply couldn't wait another day.

    Disgrasian: Sign O' the Times

  • The signmaker must have called it the Yamaha tunnel because Yamaha snowmobiles go through it.

    two paths diverged in a snowy wood

  • One led to the Yamaha tunnel; the other led to Apollo signmaker mistakenly put Appollo...

    two paths diverged in a snowy wood

  • The first tenant was a signmaker, who created the sign that still hangs over the door.

    In The Boonies, An Oasis Of Success

  • I am a signmaker, and I agree that the signmaker either does his job or he doesn't.

    Graphic Design Is Not Art

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