Seth Erlanger came across this sign just outside Baker, Calif., in the Mojave Desert. (Seth Erlanger)

Seth Erlanger of Las Vegas snapped a photograph of this tongue-twisting sign in the Mojave Desert outside Baker, Calif. For inquiring minds, the road’s name (pronounced Zee–zix or Zie–zix) comes from a former spa that the owner dubbed with a moniker meant to sound like sleep. You know, as in catching some zzz’s. That’s according to the Desert Studies Center of the California State University system, which now operates the site as a research facility.

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