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Your pictures: Signs

image copyrightHugo Talbot
image captionEach week, we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week it is "signs", and we begin with a picture by Hugo Talbot who says: "Uplifting graffiti from the streets of San Francisco."
image copyrightLauren Aldridge
image captionLauren Aldridge: "I love this picture that I took at Borough Market, although it still confuses me... not quite sure what they were selling at a food market! The vibrant colours made me keep it as one of the few snaps from the day, and it continues to mildly amuse me now."
image copyrightDavid Holden
image captionDavid Holden: "A collection of railway advertising signs at the National Railway Museum in York."
image copyrightIan Ackerley
image captionIan Ackerley: "Times Square, a dazzling selection of coloured signs, New York, USA."
image copyrightLaura Clark
image captionLaura Clark: "I love the art scene in Florence, both the world famous and the street art. There are lots of road signs that have been altered by local artist Clet Abraham. He has taken his work to other cities, including London and Paris, but the councils tend to remove it. In Florence, the attitude is more relaxed, and these witty signs can be found all over the city."
image copyrightBill Reeds
image captionBill Reeds: "I couldn't drive straight after seeing this road sign on a bend, in beautiful Nelson, New Zealand."
image copyrightClara Vullo
image captionClara Vullo: "Walking along one afternoon, I noticed these signs on the pavement and thought, 'Why not?' and I positioned myself on the nonexistent bike. Straight away, without questioning anything, my friend followed me with this weird idea of a photo."
image copyrightMaya Karunaratne
image captionMaya Karunaratne sent in this warning sign.
image copyrightNicola Morley
image captionNicola Morley: "New Year’s Day on top of the mountain at Joe’s Bar, Klosters Switzerland. Why would you want to go anywhere else?"
image copyrightJohn Munson
image captionAnd finally, a picture by John Munson, who says: "I took, near Lincoln Cathedral in 2010, one of the oddest road signs I've ever seen." The next theme is "Christmas lights", and the deadline for your entries is 15 December. If you would like to enter, send your pictures to Further details and terms can be found by following the link below this gallery or go to and look for Share your photo.

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