George Stephenson, father of the British Railway – I’d hate to have seen the mother; she must have been huge – would be turning in his grave today if he knew what kind of children were running amok in the grounds of his former home: damned evil ones.
Unfortunately, the people at the town hall don’t have a sense of humour. You could still change the sign but it’d take more effort and the effect wouldn’t be the same.
Caution Children Walking still has an element of danger to it, though, don’t you think?
Ambiguous words and phrases are a constant source of amusement for my tiny mind.