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I saw this graffiti on the side of a bridge right between New Brighton and Arden Hills, going northbound on 35W.

CAVEAT EMPTOR, assholes

Yep, it says “CAVEAT EMPTOR.” That’s Latin! It means “buyer beware.” This would be a poignant piece of graffiti to paint on the side of a bridge in Minnesota, as bridges are built by the government, who gets their money from you, the tax payer. Buyer beware! These bridges suck! Except it was painted on a railroad bridge.

3 Comments so far

  1. kevinfromminneapolis on November 20th, 2008 @ 1:07 pm

    A warning against expanding light rail, no doubt.


  2. Robert Moffitt (justpbob) on November 20th, 2008 @ 1:14 pm

    I have noticed that particular message, too, and wonder what it meant.


  3. Donavon (brash) on November 20th, 2008 @ 6:11 pm

    That’s the second decent piece of graffiti I’ve seen in Minneapolis this year. The first was during the RNC, and was on the Grain Belt sign. It said "Get Out Phascists."



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