Try this google search


  1. Go to the google home page (doesn’t matter if its google.lk or google.com)
  2. Type: Vehicle graphics Sri Lanka
  3. Click the “I’m feeling lucky” button
  4. Tell me where it takes you in the comment box below.

If it leads back to this blog, there’s odd going on.

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12 comments

  1. First three were paid for links, afterwards it’s all you!

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    Graphic Design Sri Lanka « Cerno
    Face of “low end” private education in Sri Lanka – tuition poster graphic design · Vehicle art in Sri Lanka: Themes, variations and symbolism choices …
    cerno.wordpress.com/graphic-design-in-sri-lanka/ – Cached – Similar
    Traditional vehicle graphics Sri Lanka « Cerno
    16 May 2008 … Truck pictured below is typical of traditional Sri Lankan vehicle graphics. Our indigenous version of the more extravagant “Jingle trucks” …
    cerno.wordpress.com/2008/…/traditional-vehicle-graphics-sri-lanka/ – Cached
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    Vehicle Graphics Sri Lanka – a set on Flickr
    Flickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world. Show off your favorite photos and videos to the world, …
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/cerno/sets/72157600064990736/
    Fantasy theme vehicle graphics on Flickr – Photo Sharing!
    Fantasy theme vehicle graphics by cerno. A rare fantasy theme variation of Sri Lankan bus graphics. This photo has notes. Move your mouse over the photo to …
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/cerno/3666441605/ – Cached

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  2. Thank you everyone for the info & checking up (specially DD for being so kindly detailed 🙂 )

    Not to worry Sigma, I’m quite sure that Google isn’t that fragile to be broken by a non entity like me 😀 I guess the keywords must not be that common and I must be one the few sites that have such a density of it – not to mention the content (completely unintentionally too).

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  3. This is sooo awesome! 😀 I guess you are the foremost documenter of Sri Lankan vehicle graphics out there! Congratulations! 😀

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    • I agree with Chavie, this particular aspect of Sri Lankan popular art needed a champion and I think you have just had greatness thrust upon you!

      When I was growing upt these trucks used to be my favourite things on the road. And I still look forward to seeing them each time I visit. The lettering in the 80’s was predominantly Sinhala, now it seems to be 50-50, but the lettering styles haven’t changed much. Really like the Flickr photo set by the way.

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  4. Chavie: Didn’t think I was (though the all mighty G thinks so) 😀 Odd though, I’ve seen plenty of other people who have taken picks of SL graphics. I guess I just have a greater density of them…

    chamira: 😆 Never though of it in terms of greatness and championness! Thank you for the the compliment and happy you liked the flickr set – high time I updated it. If you got any pics from the 80s please put them up. I’d love to see a few..

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