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"Don't touch her like that!!" school-crossing sign in touch with times: Kenny Be's Sign Language

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School crossing sign with a hand-written touch.

The school crossing sign seen above is commonly known as the "S1-1 School Advance Sign" and features a male and female student connected at the arm. Some may interpret the graphic as an intimate gesture of concern between an older brother and younger sister, but the handwritten message below is more in touch with the mood of our times...

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"Don't touch her like that!!"

The sign pictured above is one of many surrounding an intersection near the athletic fields of North High School. The use of punctuation in the handwritten warning on the bottom of the sign suggests that "Don't touch her like that!!" is a familiar phrase in American culture. It sounds like it might even be the title of an early Madonna song, or a later Eminem standard.

A Google search of "Don't touch her like that!!" reveals that the phrase is frequently used in the dialogue of Nickelodeon TV shows, the comments section of Selena videos on YouTube, and chat sections of numerous fan sites.

Below, the school crossing sign near the Escuela de Guadalupe is a touch more intimate...


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