Bathers with Diarrhea?!

This is an actual sign. It does not come from one of those sign generator websites that say things like ‘Merry Christmas from an Atheist’. Adding to the outright hysterical nature of this, it was sent to me via text from my most self-described germaphobic friend.

Her original question was, “Would you go swimming in this pool? We are at a resort in Alabama.” Wanting to give full respect to the residents of that fine state I would just like to ask y’all… “WHAT THE HELL?” The next question from my horrified friend was, “What do you think the ‘etc’ is. My answer was, “Leprocy”

Um… duh!

Ok, so let’s review this one. How do we actually verify whether the bather in question has diarrhea? Do we follow every living soul into the bathroom and wait? Now those with skin diseases and lesions, although they would be quite easy to pick out in a crowd I am thinking A) sitting in the sun by the pool might not be on the top of the list of their activities and B) the chlorine would probably hurt like hell so they would most likely not be inclined to go for a dip.

Now the ‘etc.’ crowd? They are going to be REALLY hard to police.

I suppose they needed to cover all the bases. You know, because most upscale resorts have all sorts of problems with this sort of thing.

” Oh Alabama. The devil fools with the best laid plan”.


Filed under absurdities, carry a camera, humor, signage, travel

8 responses to “Bathers with Diarrhea?!

  1. Strange people in Alabama ….

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  3. margi

    They are addressing the ‘diseases of affluence’ which mess plenty with the digestive system!

  4. margi not that one, the first one. Never mind, carry on. Was merely reminded and quoting one of my clients who stated she is only one in her family not plagued by ‘diseases of affluence’ like her sibs. Their list was long & digestively disordered, but, now as I recall, did not include a single skin disease.

  5. I think I just got out of my last pool!

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