Wednesday, March 15, 2006

English around the world

As a rule, I am totally against putting up forwards as posts.........but since i am totally against being against anything, I am going to put this one I got today and which I found to b real good.


In a Bangkok temple: "IT IS FORBIDDEN TO ENTER A WOMAN, EVEN A FOREIGNER, IF DRESSED AS A MAN."
Cocktail lounge , Norway:"LADIES ARE REQUESTED NOT TO HAVE CHILDREN IN THE BAR."
Doctor's office, Rome:"SPECIALIST IN WOMEN AND OTHER DISEASES."
Dry cleaners, Bangkok:"DROP YOUR TROUSERS HERE FOR THE BEST RESULTS."
In a Nairobi restaurant: "CUSTOMERS WHO FIND OUR WAITRESSES RUDE OUGHT TO SEE THE MANAGER."
On a poster in Kenya:"ARE YOU AN ADULT THAT CANNOT READ? IF SO, WE CAN HELP."
On an Athi River highway (this is the main road to Mombasa) leaving Nairobi ."TAKE NOTICE: WHEN THIS SIGN IS UNDER WATER, THIS ROAD IS IMPASSABLE."
In a City restaurant :"OPEN SEVEN DAYS A WEEK AND WEEKENDS."
A notice seen on an automatic restroom hand dryer:"DO NOT ACTIVATE WITH WET HANDS."
In a cemetery:"PERSONS ARE PROHIBITED FROM PICKING FLOWERS FROM ANYBUT THEIR OWN GRAVES."
A Tokyo hotel's rules and regulations: "GUESTS ARE REQUESTED NOT TO SMOKE OR DO OTHERDISGUSTING BEHAVIOURS IN BED."
On the menu of a Swiss restaurant: "OUR WINES LEAVE YOU NOTHING TO HOPE FOR."
In a Tokyo bar: "SPECIAL COCKTAILS FOR THE LADIES WITH NUTS."
Hotel, Yugoslavia :"THE FLATTENING OF UNDERWEAR WITH PLEASURE IS THE JOBOF THE CHAMBERMAID."
Hotel, Japan :"YOU ARE INVITED TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE CHAMBERMAID."
In the lobby of a Moscow hotel, across from a Russian Orthodox monastery:"YOU ARE WELCOME TO VISIT THE CEMETERY WHERE FAMOUS RUSSIAN AND SOVIET COMPOSERS, ARTISTS, AND WRITERS ARE BURIED DAILY EXCEPT THURSDAY."
A sign posted in 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 ON UNLESS THEY ARE MARRIED WITH EACH OTHER FOR THIS PURPOSE."
Hotel, Zurich:"BECAUSE OF THE IMPROPRIETY OF ENTERTAINING GUESTS OF THE OPPOSITE SEX IN THE BEDROOM, IT IS SUGGESTED THAT THE LOBBY BE USED FOR THIS PURPOSE."
Advertisement for donkey rides, Thailand:"WOULD YOU LIKE TO RIDE ON YOUR OWN ASS?"
On the box of a clockwork toy made in Hong Kong: "GUARANTEED TO WORK THROUGHOUT ITS USEFUL LIFE."
In a Swiss mountain inn: "SPECIAL TODAY - NO ICE-CREAM."
Airline ticket office, Copenhagen: "WE TAKE YOUR BAGS AND SEND THEM IN ALL DIRECTIONS."
A laundry in Rome:"LADIES, LEAVE YOUR CLOTHES HERE AND SPEND THE AFTERNOON HAVING A GOOD TIME."

5 Comments:

Anonymous maya said...

and when in kish????

3:00 PM  
Blogger indianpeppone said...

Was in kish only for one day.....back yesterday.... so not enough time to pick the falliancies

4:15 PM  
Anonymous maya said...

as if u wrote up the others!!!

9:35 AM  
Blogger indianpeppone said...

of course not.......but i can dream cant i??????

9:57 AM  
Anonymous maya said...

then dream kish:-D

11:44 AM  

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