I spotted this sign at the wedding of my former student a couple weeks ago, sitting atop the bar.
I love it so much. Designed by the same couple who advised guests in their wedding invitation to respond by a certain date or plan to bring a chair and a sandwich, this is the perfect demonstration of sending a message in a way that is both creative, amusing, and direct.
They sent a clear message to their guests while also providing the guests who didn’t need this reminder with a bit of amusement.
It’s also the signal of a couple who isn’t taking their wedding day too seriously. These are people who want to have fun on their big day.
I also love the design of the sign, the choices of fonts, and of course the use of the word “shenanigans.”
We really should use that word more often.
I feel the same way about the words rumpus, obstreperous, caterwaul, bacchanalian, ballyhoo, opprobrium, and higgledy-piggledy.
I could go on.