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(CBC) Yellowhead Highway logo looks like Donald Trump
« on: May 18, 2017, 12:10:04 PM »

A lighter article about how the Yellowhead Highway logo (used on TCH 16 through BC, AB, SK, and MB; as well as BC 5) looks like Donald Trump.

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Can't unsee: Western Canadians find Trump's image in highway signs
There's a psychological reason people are seeing the president in places he shouldn't be
By Andrew Kurjata, CBC News



Some travellers along western Canada's Yellowhead Highway have noticed the route's logo bears a striking resemblance to U.S. President Donald Trump and there's a good psychological reason behind it, according to experts.

"It's freaky how much it really looks like him," said Winnipeg singer-songwriter Scott Nolan, who pointed out the similarities on social media.

The logo depicts a yellow silhouette of a man's head, with a distinctive tuft of hair on top.

Nolan was on tour with a friend when he noticed the resemblance.

"We're used to kind of messing with each other and I said to him, 'God, can you believe that Donald Trump? He's insisted we put him on all of our Canadian highway markers,' and my friend had a fit," Nolan recalled. ...
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/can-t-unsee-western-canadians-find-trump-s-image-in-highway-signs-1.4112884
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Re: (CBC) Yellowhead Highway logo looks like Donald Trump
« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2017, 12:42:45 PM »

thank goodness it wasn't designated as the orangehead highway.

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Re: (CBC) Yellowhead Highway logo looks like Donald Trump
« Reply #2 on: May 18, 2017, 12:45:31 PM »

I don't know how you can mix-up trader and trait...

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Re: (CBC) Yellowhead Highway logo looks like Donald Trump
« Reply #3 on: May 18, 2017, 01:05:42 PM »

I don't know how you can mix-up trader and trait...
Shared etymology from the Latin tradere "he hands over" ;)
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Re: (CBC) Yellowhead Highway logo looks like Donald Trump
« Reply #4 on: May 18, 2017, 05:09:31 PM »

Interesting article but locked due to political abuse of comments.
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