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Minnie

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 There are so many ways people speak English.Contribute  if you have come across any such incident.

 

        The following are signs that actually exist at the given location.

Bucharest Hotel Lobby - "The lift is being fixed for the next day.
During that time you will be unbearable."

Leipzig elevator - "Do not enter the lift backwards and only when lit up"

Belgrade elevator - "To move the cabin, push forward for wishing floor.
If the cabin should enter more persons, each one should press a number
for a wishing floor.  Driving is then going alphabetically by national
order"

Paris elevator - "Please leave your values at the front desk."

Athenian hotel - "Visitors are expected to complain at the office
between the hours of ..."

Moscow Hotel - "You are invited to visit the cemetery where famous
Soviet composers, authors and artists are buried daily except Thursday."

Austrian ski hotel - "Do not perambulate the corridors in the hours of
repose in the boots of ascension."

Swiss menu - "Our wines leave you nothing to hope for."

Polish menu - "Salad of firm's own make; limpid red beet soup with
cheesy dumplings in the form of a finger; roasted duck let loose; beef
rashers beaten up in the country people's fashion."

Hong Kong dress shop - "Ladies have fits upstairs."

Rhodes tailor shop - "Order your summer suit because it is big rush we
will execute customers in strict rotation."

Germany's Black Forest - "It is strictly forbidden on our Black Forest
camping site that people of different sex, for instance, men and women,
live together in one tent unless they are married together for that reason."

Swedish furrier - "Fur coats made for ladies from their own skin."

Japanese detour sign - "Stop: Drive sideways."

Swiss mountain inn - "Special today - no ice cream."

Copenhagen airline office - "We take your bags and send them in all
directions.

Budapest zoo - "Please do not feed the animals.  If you have suitable
food, give it to the guard on duty."

Acapulco hotel - "The manager has personally passed all the water served
here."

Japanese air conditioner - "Cooles and Heates: If you want just
condition of warm in your room, please control yourself."

Tokyo car rental firm - "When passenger of foot heave in sight, tootle
the horn.  Trumpet him melodiously at first, but if he still obstacles
your passage, then tootle him with vigour."

Norwegian cocktail bar - "Ladies are requested not to have children in
the bar"

       LOLLOLLOL

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*Anjali*

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Posted: 12 January 2005 at 1:52am | IP Logged
LOL Minnie!!! They probably don't realize what new meaning they have given to these words!!!!! The last one especially is hilarious!!!! LOL

cutereems

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Posted: 12 January 2005 at 1:57am | IP Logged

Norwegian cocktail bar - "Ladies are requested not to have children in
the bar"
LOLLOLLOL

Kehena kuch chahthe hai aur meaning kuch aur hi nikalta haiLOLLOL.

Very good minnie

Pindai

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Posted: 12 January 2005 at 2:03am | IP Logged

LOL I think these people go strictly by a thesaurus when writing signs because they use words giving them wrong meaning LOL.....except for the Swedish furrier one Confused, I don't ever want one of those coats!!!LOL I like this one though........

Tokyo car rental firm - "When passenger of foot heave in sight, tootle
the horn.  Trumpet him melodiously at first, but if he still obstacles
your passage, then tootle him with vigour."LOLLOL

the best LOLLOL tootle?LOL Trumpet him....hahaha.

*I've seen a few as well I'll try and post if I remember*

alveera

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Posted: 12 January 2005 at 2:52am | IP Logged
LOLLOLLOL

nandiinii

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Posted: 12 January 2005 at 6:00am | IP Logged
LOL

rabeeak2003

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Posted: 12 January 2005 at 5:26pm | IP Logged
that is hilarious minnie!!! Clap

Minnie

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Posted: 12 January 2005 at 8:50pm | IP Logged

I personally liked these four the bestLOLLOLLOL

Germany's Black Forest - "It is strictly forbidden on our Black Forest
camping site that people of different sex, for instance, men and women,
live together in one tent unless they are married together for that reason."



Budapest zoo - "Please do not feed the animals.  If you have suitable
food, give it to the guard on duty."

Acapulco hotel - "The manager has personally passed all the water served
here."LOL

Japanese air conditioner - "Cooles and Heates: If you want just
condition of warm in your room, please control yourself."

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