On Thursday and Friday I posted information on Pierce County’s worst intersections for illegal signs. The numbers came from an analysis of nearly 8,800 illegal signs the county’s public works department collected during a 2007-08 crackdown.
The database I analyzed also includes information on the contents of the signs collected. But because of inconsistencies in the way county workers entered the information, it’s tough to come up with a definitive list of the worst offenders. For example, they entered the exact phrase "John L Scott" in the data on 184 signs. But that number doesn’t take into account…