People often post “Beware of Dog” signs to warn any would-be burglars or trespassers that a dog lives on the premises. These signs have been used since ancient Rome – an ancient mosaic was found at the “House of the Tragic Poet” with the words CAVE CANEM (which is Latin for “Beware of the Dog”.
But, it is believed that these signs were placed more to warn people NOT to step on the small dogs that lived in the house, according to Wikipedia.com. The idea behind it is to scare you – the following signs elicit a chuckle, not fear!
1. The truth hurts!
2. Well, that is good to know!
3. Yep, strange is a good word for this dog!
4. Wow, you get a free concert when you visit this house!
5. So, true, cats can be so much more vicious than dogs!