The L Sign On Cars

For long I thought that the “L” sign you saw on some erratically driven cars (like in the pic) actually stood for “learners”. A person who is learning  to drive – with a learning driving license has to sport that sign on his/her vehicle – so that other drivers are cautioned.


It was just a couple of days ago when a friend corrected me. The L doesn’t stand for “Learners”. It stands for “Lady”. What it signifies is that a lady is driving the car – and you better keep a safe distance – else she crashes into you.

Posted by Manish on May 3, 2009 in In Deshwa


1 Avantika { 05.03.09 at 4:32 pm }

Hmph. I think i’m going to take affront to that! :D
Though for the most part i agree…especially if some lady is driving in front of me and driving like a sissy girl! It’s like they think if they change the gear to beyond the second it’ll jump up and bite them! :P

2 Anshu { 05.04.09 at 11:59 am }

Chauvunist! Remember the dents on your black car before you jump to sexist conclusions idiot!

3 raffu { 05.05.09 at 10:46 pm }

hahahahahahahhaa…. i love reading anshu’s comments more then ur article…. lololol

4 Vin { 05.06.09 at 7:15 am }

I was curious if you are the one who is also writing the fakeiplplayer blog (…. I wont be surprised if you really are :-)

5 Manish { 05.06.09 at 8:35 am }

@Vin, not me… but I do keep a close watch on that blog.

6 Vin { 05.06.09 at 9:24 am }

Looks like he too used to be a regular on your blog….
“Besharmiya” = “Bhookha Naan”
Parallels are striking :-)

7 mmao { 05.21.09 at 3:39 am }

Since I am the eldest I would like to ditto anshu’s comments specially the last word in caps

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