Outside the local tire shop (except they spell it tyre):
20% off Servicing
My reaction: Phwoar! Oh wait, you mean the car.
On a vacant shop along my walk to work:
To let. Capable of subdividing.
My reaction: It’s ALIVE!!!!!!!! Try “can be subdivided” instead.
But the sign thing was nearly a disaster for me earlier this week as I desperately cling to the diminishing fragments of my American identity. I was behind in doing something and had not managed to post a sign-up sheet on my office door that had been promised. I was going to get to it the next day but wanted to indicate that, so I started composing a sign:
The sign-up sheet will be posted tomorrow afternoon.
Apologies for any inconvenience caused.
I fortunately stopped myself before I wrote the last bit, but I thought it and it sounded perfectly reasonable in my head.
I keep saying I’m becoming British-influenced. FACEPALM.