What started as an April Fool's prank five years ago has now become a signature fixture and landmark at Indian Hills.
Editor's note: This article was originally published on August 27, 2021. It has since been updated.
Road signs are a great way to communicate important messages with a large number of people who drive by them repeatedly. Throw in some punny words of wisdom, and the signs are an instant hit. One man championing the funny signboard game is Vince Rozmiarek, who lives in the tiny Colorado town of Indian Hills. Rozmiarek, who also goes by "Vince The Sign Guy," has made a name for himself internationally by taking dad jokes to the next level. What started as an April Fool's prank five years ago has now become a signature fixture and landmark of Indian Hills.
Why this man has become internationally beloved for his dad jokes on a roadside sign https://t.co/qxqrRGsfKX— Dana Hedgpeth (@postmetrogirl) August 27, 2019
The sign is now not only popular in the Colorado town but also all over the world. People from other towns make the drive to Indian Hills to pose with Rozmiarek's witty signboards. He also posts them online where people from farther away can get a good chuckle. “Obviously, I’m a man with time on my hands,” he told The Washington Post. “My three kids are all grown, and people could use something to smile about. So, why not, I thought.” Here are some of his many signs that are full of clever puns: