There are many ways to continually add to your knowledge of English. Noticing and reading signs wherever you go is an easy way to do it. Not only do you expand your vocabulary, but you also learn something about local culture and values. These are some photos I took while roaming around Dana Point in Southern California. Yes, there were a lot of dog-walkers!
person figure out the meaning of the bird (a pigeon) with the hand
a word like "leashed" (leash = and red line drawn through the
a verb and a noun). The dog in image signal to the reader, this is
the picture is leashed by a leash. a no-no. DO NOT FEED THEM!
I guess "feed" is what the hand is
|"Fine" doesn't mean it's a fine day. This is a verb meaning to charge |
someone to pay for a rule/law that was broken. You don't want to be fined
in Orange County, so be sure to "pick up (the poop!) after your dog."