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Almost every country that has traffic has stop signs, and they are almost always octagonal. When you get to this stop sign, turn left; my house is the third one on the right!

PP: I selected the sky and sign on different layers. I used AutoColor for the sky, which really increased the contrast and saturation, so I decreased saturation by 20%. I cloned a few flaws in the stop sign, then used Unsharp Mask at a very high pixel radius (about 200!), but a very low percentage (about 20%), which made the sign nice and vivid. Cropped and sharpened.

STOP! And enjoy the world around you! It's a beautiful day!

Here are the first 20 or so results from a Googlism search:

stop sign is not a solution to a speeding problem
stop sign is placed on the left side of the road
stop sign is appropriate
stop sign is not visible for a sufficient distance for motorists to respond
stop sign is the appropriate safety measure
stop sign is not appropriate
stop sign is an inconvenience to motorists
stop sign is a regulatory sign used to stop traffic
stop sign is usually posted six to 50 feet from the intersection
stop sign is up to standard
stop sign is made
stop sign is present at the entrance
stop sign is located on the way to the mikvah
stop sign is low maintenance
stop sign is clear and uncomplicated
stop sign is not considered to be a traffic calming device
stop sign is at the crossing of west mountain road
stop sign is placed either directly on the crossbuck or "on a separate pole next to it" he said
stop sign is encountered
stop sign is intended to assign right
stop sign is designed to meet the current specifications of the manual of uniform traffic control
stop sign is a recyclable
stop sign is obscured

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