Reddit posters were left giggling after a social media user shared a snap of a ‘classic British’ letter tied to a hand rail which berated irresponsible dog owners.
It seemed that the letter writer was getting wound up over dog walkers who bagged up their pet’s waste and then left the bags on the floor.
So, they decided to write a clear message for anyone tempted to dump their doggy poo bags.
Posting in the CasualUK forum, the bloke who spotted the sign said; “Classic British passive aggressiveness.
“Found while walking round Sheffield.
“Totally agree with what they are saying.”
And it looked like hundreds of other Brits agreed with the sentiment as over 700 people liked the post.
The full letter stated: “To the person who keeps leaving their full poo-a-scoop bags behind:
“To poop-a-scoop means to scoop said poop in the bag and remove from site and then pop in a bin, not to scoop, bag and dump!
It continued: “If you would like to leave your address behind then I’m sure anybody walking regularly on this path would happily deliver them to your bin?
“For anybody that doesn’t poop-a-scoop at all then it would be much appreciated if you could follow the above which is highlighted in blue.
“Lets not give dog walkers a bad name. Thank you.”
They had tied the note to a handrail with string.
Commenters pitched in with their opinion on the matter.
One person said: “The worst part for me is when you’re walking down the canal or in a park and some c*** has hung the dog s*** from a tree, it’s disgusting. Lazy t****.”
“Someone has actively picked it up already so what’s the point in throwing it away,” added another. “Unless they think it’s modern art.”
While a third noted: “Some complete idiot’s decided to do this around the local nature spots as a protest on lack of dog bins. Heaven forbid you have to walk a few minutes carrying a bag.”
And another added: “As a dog owner I would rather see people leave their pet’s deposits untouched and abandoned rather than wrapped it in a plastic bag and left.”
“Takes only a few weeks to disappear if left un bagged, those in bags never disappear,” replied an eco-conscious poster.
While another noted: “Definitely agree, although as a long-time dog owner, I’m wondering why it’s only just occurred to me that it should be called scoop-a-poop and not poop-a-scoop.”
And a jokester said: “I’ll lay five to one that tomorrow there’ll be a full dog poop bag tied to the railing next to it.”
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