“Dad, mum… what does that sign mean?”
Out in the car, inquisitive kids often ask about the things they see through the windows. That includes road signs. Many of the standard signs can be puzzling when you’ve not encountered them before, and it’s fun to make up alternative meanings. Here are 20 common road signs, reinterpreted for families. Try some of these with your kids (and then be sure to teach them the real meanings!).
Although originally from the Midlands, and trained as a biochemist, Matt has somehow found himself writing about London for a living. He's a former editor and long-time contributor to Londonist.com and has written several books about the capital. He's also the father of two preschoolers.