The semiotics of lamppost stickers in Birmingham (new study)

“This article set out to examine the role of stickers in urban semiotic landscapes by focusing on their spatial distribution, agency, and linguistic practices involved in their design and production, function and discursive distribution. The analysis of 1191 signs recorded on Digbeth, a street in central Birmingham, UK, has revealed that stickers form the predominant […]

Hysteria count

Can you count the different varieties of hysteria on display in the responses (in her comments section) to Jennifer Jacquet’s little test? Here’s Jacquet’s test: “Read this sign (recently photographed at my local Vancouver market, which is owned by Whole Foods) then gauge your response…”  The responses will appear after you click on the photo: