One of my favorite discoveries when I first moved to Iowa was Iowa DOT, and it might no be for the reason you think. No, it's not because the state's Department of Transportation is the best in the country. It's because whoever writes up their messages on their traffic signs should have their own television show.

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These signs are usually hilarious, and impactful. The hilarious messages have been going viral on social media.

These signs are usually hilarious, and impactful. The hilarious messages have been going viral on social media.

@hotmessamyI pass (on tomorrow and on the interstate) 😂 #stillsupport #justnotmything #420 #iowa #besmart #fyp #funnysigns♬ Because I Got High (Palmdale Sessions) - Afroman

These signs are just too funny and whoever comes up with them is a genius.

A message from a few months ago that they put on these boards made me stop and think for a second. I was a bit of a nerd growing up, and one of my bad habits in school became correcting people's grammar. I can't help but feel like that little know-it-all fifth grader when I see one of the recent signs that Iowa DOT put up.

The message is supposed to be read as,

"Party check list...lawn games, BBQ, designated driver."

However, the message ACTUALLY reads,

"Party check list...lawn games, BBQ designated driver."

That Oxford comma would have been a huge help for the sign author.  I think you can figure out how this message can be interpreted.  This message came out for Memorial Day weekend to mark the beginning of summer...and BBQs....and BBQing your designated drivers.

Drivers who caught this and commenters on social media thought this flub was hilarious.

KRSCHOB via Reddit

WARNING: DO NOT BARBECUE YOUR DESIGNATED DRIVERS

That's a lesson for you...when in doubt put a comma or else all of the DDs better be avoiding grills from now on.

One of the most recent messages celebrates Iowa's love of all things pork-related. On Monday, June 21st of this year the giant sign read,

"131 traffic deaths this year; save your bacon, buckle your ham."

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If you know the history of Iowa and our love of pork then you'll find this kind of hilarious. You can read more of the funniest Iowa DOT signs down below!

Hilarious Iowa DOT Signs

Anyone else share a sense of humor with a state's Department of Transportation? Just me? Well, every Monday the Iowa Department of Transportation puts up a sometimes hilarious, sometimes straightforward message on their road signs across the state. This is called "message Monday" and Iowa DOT tries to entertain and educate drivers through these signs. Here are just a few of our favorites.

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