Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Twilight'-themed signs popping up to encourage road safety
Add this one to the who'da-thunk-it pile. According to The Portland Mercury's Blogtown, Oregon road safety signs have now adopted a Twilight theme to encourage drivers and passengers to buckle up.
The one captured in this photo from the site states "You are not immortal. Buckle up" with lettering, imagery, and coloring resemblant of the Saga.
Now, it's not surprising at all to have heard that Wuthering Heights, Romeo and Juliet, and other works of literature got a Twilight-themed cover to correlate with their references in the series, or that this weekend's Stephenie Meyer Day celebration in Forks, Washington kicked off with some Twilight postage stamps, or even that some of this year's Fashion Week designer showcases were inspired by
According to Blogtown, "Apparently these have been around SE Portland since the spring."
Portland was the filming location for 2008's Twilight, so it serves as an iconic location for the Twilight Saga - particularly since it's in the Olympic Peninsula which is the rainy setting for most of the Saga.