Wednesday, April 7, 2010
The Moose Illuminator
I HAD AN idea today.
The government has all kinds of make-work projects to stimulate the economy – why not introduce a program to tag moose with reflectors?
I mean, we tag animals for scientific research anyway. Why not make them glow-in-the-dark tags? And instead of tagging their ears, tag their tails.
That way, when you're travelling in the middle of the night you will see the sign on the moose's butt and slow down or stop or move over accordingly.
A friend suggested we call the tags "moose illuminators."
And I even know what the illuminators could say:
If you can read this, you are following too close.
Photo of cheeky moose: Rob Learn
Note: This post was longer but I edited it tonight because I really don't want to hurt anyone's feelings. If I did, I apologize.