Residents are cracking up over misspelt stop sign

Staff Writer

Stop in the name of bad spelling. Residents of a Californian town have been left confused and dumbfounded by a comically misspelt stop sign that has been plastered across a local junction.

The giant white letters, which have been painted onto the road surface, spell out 'STPO', when the original road sign attached to a nearby lamppost clearly reads 'STOP'.