Reverse graffito/graffiti

Dan Goodman dsgood at IPHOUSE.COM
Thu Mar 28 22:36:40 UTC 2013

Doors to the Minneapolis Central Library building have written on them
"...This is a smoke-free facility..."  On one door, this was altered to
"mole tree facility."

On 03/25/2013 10:08 AM, Charles C Doyle wrote:
>  Years ago, I published a note tltled "Folk Epigraphy by Subtraction"
> in _Midwestern Journal of Language and Folklore_ 7 (1981): 49-50.
> It's about the creation of "graffiti" messages by scraping away
> letters or words from the instructions on electric hand-dryers in
> public restrooms.

Dan Goodman
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