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I invented the OAP sign - Yvonne Neville

Features | By Yvonne Neville

Signs of the times: the dancing-oldies proposal and Yvonne Neville’s 1981 original

The sign must alert drivers amongst traffic and other distractions and it must be immediately understood, says Yvonne Neville

It was my lifelong love of cartoons that first drew me to The Oldie. Imagine my delight in finding one of my drawings in the March issue. I refer to the sign picturing the grumpy old pair crossing the road with the story of a suggested replacement sign picturing a jolly old pair dancing across the road. ...

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