It’s almost like this was written with a wink – but a wink that doesn’t assist in telling what’s going on.  This was on the door of a business in Pigeon Forge, TN.

Without the quotes, it’s completely understandable: You can’t go out here.  With quotes around the whole thing, it’s close: The boss made us put up a sign that says exactly and only “No Exit”.  But with the quotes around the first word only, does it mean the same thing?  Is it really offering escape to the knowing ones, who understand the meaning of the wink?  Are the quotes supposed to mean the same as underlining the first word?  The mind boggles.

We left through another door.