RE: poor/misleading signage

Subject: RE: poor/misleading signage
From: Milan Davidovic <shl_ctf -at- yahoo -dot- ca>
To: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>, Techwr-l <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2007 11:57:21 -0400 (EDT)

--- "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
> How about the imperative? Cell phones off. No
> smoking. Weapons concealed.

Noun + past participle (the last one) as an imperative
is a new one on me. Given the right context, though, I
suppose it could be interpreted as such, but I think
it's likely than "conceal weapons".

As for:

"Weapons [that are] concealed or otherwise

That one's interesting; it's not easy to come up with
something that relates to "conceal" in the right way.
The pattern looks to me as though the first verb
should be a specific instance of the second. For

"Medications, injected or otherwise [administered],
must first be approved by the physician."


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