Wednesday, September 28, 2005

Leaving Brooklyn? OY VEY!

AP reports that Brooklyn Borough president and has deemed it appropriate to affix a sign with the words "Oy Vey" to a high beam which can be seen by mototrists who cross the Williamburg Bridge into Manhattan.

"Oy vey," Markowitz said, is an original Jewish "expression of dismay or hurt."

"The beauty is, every ethnic group knows it," he said, and motorists seeing it know it means "Dear me, I'm so sad you're leaving."

He also proudly recited from some of the other signs from the Brooklyn Bridge to the Belt Parkway that welcome motorists to the borough:

You have to be kidding..this man has too much time on his hands.

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